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synonyms for cenobite

  • celibate
  • monk
  • nun
  • religious
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How to use cenobite in a sentence

He retained his old habits as a cenobite, and even as a hermit.
THE LIVES OF THE SAINTS, VOLUME III (OF 16): MARCHSABINE BARING-GOULD
He did not dine every day, and when he did it was a cenobite's meal, little suited to the taste of a true Englishman.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
But neither the life of a cenobite, nor the labours of a missionary could satisfy the aspirations of his soul after perfection.
THE LIVES OF THE SAINTS, VOLUME III (OF 16): MARCHSABINE BARING-GOULD
Gustave Moreau alone transposed her to paint—Moreau, too, was a cenobite of art.
EGOISTSJAMES HUNEKER
Her neatness and the exquisite care she took of her person had in them little of the cenobite.
PEPITA XIMENEZJUAN VALERA
And my soul is a sepulchre where I, Ill cenobite, have spent eternity:On the vile cloister walls no pictures rise.
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
And though the cenobite realises his personality, it is often an impoverished personality that he so realises.
MISCELLANEOUS APHORISMS; THE SOUL OF MANOSCAR WILDE
Like a cenobite's cell, too, my pavilion was not meant for a storehouse of worldly treasures.
JAVA, FACTS AND FANCIESAUGUSTA DE WIT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CENOBITE

  • abbot
  • anchorite
  • ascetic
  • brother
  • cenobite
  • eremite
  • friar
  • hermit
  • monastic
  • priest
  • recluse
  • religious
  • solitary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.