How to use "ascetic" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "ascetic" in popular movie and book plots

  • In his teens, Max ran away to California, where he met Teschlock, a charismatic ascetic and guru renowned among a small group of young followers.  - The Idiotmaker's Gravity Tour
  • An old man (Moon Seok-beom) living a monk-like ascetic life on an island.  - Eyelids (film)
  • Phoenix travels to Khura'in to visit Maya, who is about to conclude a two-year period of ascetic training needed to perfect her spirit-channeling abilities and become master of Kurain Village.  - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Spirit of Justice
  • Tomas and Rafael are two brothers orphaned as children when their parents were taken by the military during the military dictatorship (1976-1983) in Argentina# Tomas experiments with extreme ascetic spiritual practices affecting his life and environment.  - A Buddha
  • She steps into a house of secrets held by Brandt's ascetic sister Marin, the servants Cornelia and Otto, and Brandt himself, who treats her more like a friend than a husband.  - The Miniaturist
  • The other major policy of his tenure in office is an effort to ease tension between the town and the Guilty Remnant (GR), an ascetic religious group that aims to provoke people into remembering the losses of the event and how meaningless life is.  - The Leftovers (novel)
  • Ravana comes disguised as an ascetic and kidnaps her.  - Maya Sita
  • Per returns to Jutland where he again embraces his Christian roots and lives the last years of his life in ascetic contemplation while carrying out the dreary work of a civil servant.  - Lucky Per
  • Young decides to abandon her search for the ashes, and instead leads an ascetic life as a guard to the temple with Gandha.  - Resia Boroboedoer
  • In Bandung, Hasan works for the Japanese occupation government and lives an ascetic lifestyle, often fasting for days on end and dunking himself into a river to refresh his body between evening and morning prayers.  - Atheis
  • The film follows the parallel stories of an early Christian ascetic and a modern minister, with most actors in dual roles.  - The Hypocrites (1915 film)
  • And so it happens: unable to withstand the trials of an ascetic lifestyle, Vova ends the relationship with his friends and leaves them defenseless in the face of the cruel Gavrilych.  - Don't Think About White Monkeys
  • Octave's friends and relatives, who fail to understand the source of his illness, resort to a peculiar and rather mysterious physician who spent several years in India leading an ascetic life.  - Avatar (short story)
  • Rajarajan disguises himself as an ascetic and meets up King Keerthivarman in order to make the latter realise of the real situation but he could not be long over there as Nagavelan and Udhayachandhran came over with the intention of further defaming Rajarajan.  - Raja Rajan (film)
  • The landscape of Kumarasambhav is this Himalaya, and you are the ascetic Uma.  - Ashadh Ka Ek Din
  • Straubinger first encounters inedia in a television documentary about Nicholas of Flüe, a 15th-century ascetic who was reported to have lived 19 years without eating.  - In the Beginning There Was Light
  • Through a small window between the two rooms, Abraham taught her the psalter and the ascetic disciplines.  - The Life of Saint Mary the Harlot
  • He decides to build a house, on property he names "Tolstoy Park" in honor of Leo Tolstoy, who had himself become a wandering ascetic in the months before his death.  - The Poet of Tolstoy Park
  • Taking shelter in a remote temple, they encounter an ascetic holy man who allows them to stay there.  - Toofan Aur Deeya
  • During her flight through the forest, she unintentionally trespassed into the hermitage of an ascetic and disturbed his penances.  - Vasavadatta
  • After defeating ascetic Alice Twilight, the penultimate assassin, he decides he is fed up with the ranked battles and the UAA.  - No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
  • It was the lustful, and therefore morally bereft and unacceptable, feelings that he had for his younger sister that drove him to become a Buddhist ascetic at the age of 15, leaving Oyo behind.  - Mononoke (TV series)
  • The only criminal boss who survives the war among the major gangs is "Cross" (Sergei Shakurov), whose ascetic and down to earth style helps him to unseat the kingpin "Father" (Mikhail Ulyanov) modeled on Don Vito Corleone.  - Antikiller
  • In doing this he massacres dozens of the ascetic monks that were living out their vows of protection and love behind the Tian Long temple's walls, but also, Keiro is confronted by the plucky Taito for the first of their 4 face offs over the 26 episodes.  - Hero Tales
  • He does not find the spiritual peace he sought even though he follows a strict regimen of ascetic piety to the point of flagellating himself half to death.  - Martin Luther (1953 film)
  • At the feast the mood is considerably restrained by Caesar's ascetic preference for simple fare and barley water versus exotic foods and wines.  - Caesar and Cleopatra (play)
  • There he meets the debauched Bishop Belphig and the ascetic Lord Shanosfane.  - Phoenix in Obsidian
  • Satyapriya's conviction is guided by his ascetic grandfather 'Daddaji' Satyasharan Acharya (Ashok Kumar)'s world views, whose pursuit of truth has led to him living in isolation in a Gurukula studying religious philosophy and observing a variety of rigid rituals.  - Satyakam
  • The ascetic Sister Manure is consumed by thoughts of penitence and corporal self-sacrifice and cooks between LSD hallucinations.  - Dark Habits
  • His colleagues criticize his diet of bread and wine, and his ascetic lifestyle.  - Diary of a Country Priest
  • Lovingly, Francesco renounces all worldly possessions and his middle-class family including the name "Bernardone", removes his brilliant clothing and leaves Assisi, naked and free from his past, to live in the beauties of nature as an ascetic to enjoy a simple life as a man of God.  - Brother Sun, Sister Moon
  • Other characters include the pompous literary hack mr Barbecue-Smith, the cynical mr Scogan (who has elements of Bertrand Russell and of Norman Douglas), the libertine Ivor Lombard, and the ascetic and melancholy Vicar and his wife.  - Crome Yellow
  • During an extended period of living as an ascetic at the boarding house, he begins walking around with barbed wire wrapped around his torso and sharp rocks and pebbles in his shoes, and after paying for his room and board, he throws away any remaining money from his military pension.  - Wise Blood
  • Alone in a cabin in the woods, she attempts an ascetic lifestyle, meditating, studying nonviolence and practicing yoga.  - I Am Curious (Yellow)
  • Mongaku is an ascetic with strange powers who requested donations at the court in 1179.  - The Tale of the Heike
  • Shortly thereafter, their mother, Emilie (Ewa Fröling), marries Edvard Vergérus (Jan Malmsjö), the local bishop and a widower, and moves into his ascetic home where he lives with his mother, sister, aunt and maids.  - Fanny and Alexander
  • Siddhartha decides to leave behind his home in the hope of gaining spiritual illumination by becoming an ascetic wandering beggar of the Shramanas.  - Siddhartha (novel)
  • He is a man dedicated to his art, disciplined and ascetic to the point of severity, who was widowed at a young age.  - Death in Venice
  • John moves to an abandoned hilltop "air-lighthouse" (meant to warn and guide helicopters) there, near the village of Puttenham, where he intends to adopt an ascetic lifestyle in order to purify himself of civilization and make amends for his mistreatment of his mother.  - Brave New World

Example sentences for "ascetic" in interesting articles

  • If you want to see this Version 1 in its original form, you can look at the stylesheets for, which, due to an unfortunate combination of now-forbidden styles on its tag, is cursed to forever look like a geocities site hacked together in a single weekend by an ascetic monk.7 — CSS is a raging battle in the heart of the abyssIf you become part of a modern web project more than six months old, you’ll probably discover several competing legions of CSS.  - 8 CSS gotchas to start your morning off right (satire)
  • He seemed to relish being alone with his boat, but not as much as Moitessier, an ascetic Frenchman who practised yoga on deck and fed cheese to the shearwater birds that shadowed him.  - How extreme isolation warps the mind
  • He seemed to relish being alone with his boat, but not as much as Moitessier, an ascetic Frenchman who practised yoga on deck and fed cheese to the shearwater birds that shadowed him.  - How extreme isolation warps the mind
  • In fact, Bouchet became a noted scholar of Hinduism and adopted Hindu dress, ascetic practices, and even vegetarianism.I also caught glimpses of Dolu the scientist.  - How David Hume Helped Solve My Midlife Crisis
  • Yet it's hard not to notice the ascetic life he led and the sacrifices he made for his moral vision.  - ‘The Power of Facing’
  • And even as the macrobiotic discipline has proved too ascetic for many people (and certainly for most Americans), one can see its influence at work in other serious treatments of the food question that have trickled outward.  - Is Food the New Sex? (2009)

Meaning of "ascetic" in English

  • practicing great self-denial
    - a desert nomad's austere life
    - a spartan diet
    - a spartan existence
  • pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline
  • someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

Meaning of "ascetic" in Hindi

  • यति ( Yati)
  • तपस्वी ( Tapasvi, tapasvee, tapaswi)
  • आत्मसंयमी ( Aatmasanyami, aatmasanyamee)
  • सन्यासी से सम्बद्ध

Synonyms of "ascetic"

  • austere
  • ascetical
  • abstainer
  • spartan

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