Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an ascetical manner; by the practice of asceticism; as an ascetic; to or toward asceticism: as, persons ascetically inclined.

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  • adverb In an ascetic manner.

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  • adverb in an ascetic manner

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Examples

  • The ones most suited for thoroughfares are generally the best ascetically, and have the fewest noise/pollution/emergency vehicle tradeoffs but are generally also the most expensive and create least aggregate reduction in speed. in short, as usual tanstaafl.

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  • Though we may sift through the details of his asceticism, we must agree about the fact of living ascetically.

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  • Though we may sift through the details of his asceticism, we must agree about the fact of living ascetically.

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  • They are neither cutesy, comedic Yiddishers nor noble, chiseled, ascetically moral kibbutzniks.

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  • The program started off ascetically with "Six Studies in English Folksong" which the program warned us were "very melancholic," continued with a song cycle for violin and tenor called "Along the Field" to poems by A.E. Houseman, and finished off the first half with insanely Pre-Raphaelite lushness to a song cycle set to Dante Gabriel Rosetti poems called "The House of Life."

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  • I wanted to address these problems and did so by using my joinery skills to create a truly round, ascetically-pleasing pool that uses sustainable materials, and retains 80 per cent of its heat thanks to the unique insulation system in the walls and floor.

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  • I agree the tunnel would be the most ascetically pleasing option, but I'm pretty sure they could change any ordinance if they needed to.

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  • September 6th, 2008 at 4:31 pm ascetically attractive, If it cost less then $50 bucks I would consider it.

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  • I agree the tunnel would be the most ascetically pleasing option, but I'm pretty sure they could change any ordinance if they needed to.

    Sound Politics: Mayor Gridlock

  • The program started off ascetically with "Six Studies in English Folksong" which the program warned us were "very melancholic," continued with a song cycle for violin and tenor called "Along the Field" to poems by A.E. Houseman, and finished off the first half with insanely Pre-Raphaelite lushness to a song cycle set to Dante Gabriel Rosetti poems called "The House of Life."

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