NONMONASTIC

monastic

[muh-nas-tik]
adjective Also, monastical.
1.
of or pertaining to monasteries: a monastic library.
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of monks or nuns, their manner of life, or their religious obligations: monastic vows.
3.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a secluded, dedicated, or austere manner of living.
noun
4.
a member of a monastic community or order, especially a monk.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English monastik < Late Latin monasticus < Late Greek monastikós, equivalent to monas- (verbid stem of monázein to be alone; see mon-) + -ikos -ic, with -t- by analogy with derivatives of agent nouns in -tēs (cf. athlete, athletic)

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monastic (məˈnæstɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to monasteries or monks, nuns, etc
2.  resembling this sort of life; reclusive
 
n
3.  a person who is committed to this way of life, esp a monk
 
mo'nastically
 
adv

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monastic
c.1449, from M.Fr. monastique, from L.L. monasticus, from Late Gk. monastikos "solitary, pertaining to a monk," from Gk. monazein "to live alone."
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