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American English: /əˈsɛdəˌsɪzəm/
British English: /əˈsɛtɪsɪz(ə)m/

Translation of asceticism in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • With regard to marriage Luther pursues the same idea: The marital relationship between a man and a woman is true chastity and of higher value than monastic asceticism.
    • The icon, in particular, is a practical form of art, dealing directly with questions of spiritual life such as holiness and asceticism.
    • In his time the religious energy and zeal were flowing away from the empirical world into the desert of otherworldliness, asceticism and renunciation.
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