As ascetic as Aries is, you delight in luxuries now, indulging any urge to splurge.
Not surprisingly, this did not sit well with the ascetic early Christians.
Faith may bolster the ascetic, but boredom wears him down—grime and solitude breed apathy.
1640s, from Greek asketikos "rigorously self-disciplined, laborious," from asketes "monk, hermit," earlier "one who practices an art or trade," from askein "to exercise, train," originally "to train for athletic competition, practice gymnastics, exercise."
"one of the early Christians who retired to the desert to live solitary lives of meditation and prayer," 1670s, from ascetic (adj.).