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See definition of anchorite on Dictionary.com
  • as inhermit
  • as inmonk
  • as innun
  • as inrecluse

synonyms for anchorite

  • recluse
  • ascetic
  • eremite
  • misanthrope
  • skeptic
  • solitaire
  • solitary
  • stylite
  • outside of human society anchoret
  • pillarist
  • solitarian
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How to use anchorite in a sentence

His philosophy had   made him neither an ascetic nor an anchorite.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
A description of this anchorite of the rocks will be given in a later chapter.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
There rushed over him a horror that he could have succumbed so easily to the temptation that befalls every anchorite.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
You live the life of an anchorite here, never coming to the city, and I remain in retirement, scarcely ever going from the city.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
The solitary anchorite was soon supplanted by the cœnobitic establishment, the monastery.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
"You ought not to have made yourself such an anchorite," he said at last.
PECCAVIE. W. HORNUNG
How many of us have in our day thought longingly of that blessed anchorite!
AMERICANS AND OTHERSAGNES REPPLIER
Such was the uneventful life of Simon Melas the anchorite, until there came the day of wrath.
THE LAST OF THE LEGIONS AND OTHER TALES OF LONG AGOARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The cavern was in the shape of a cross, and had evidently been the abode of some anchorite of a time long past.
RED CAP TALESSAMUEL RUTHERFORD CROCKETT
The term was also used of the small sleeping apartments of the monks, or a small apartment used by the anchorite or hermit.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ANCHORITE

  • anchorite
  • ascetic
  • eremite
  • misanthrope
  • outside of human society anchoret
  • pillarist
  • recluse
  • skeptic
  • solitaire
  • solitarian
  • solitary
  • stylite
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.