Definitions

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  • adj. Characteristic of a hermit; solitary

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Eremitic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to or resembling a hermit; eremitic.

Etymologies

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Compare eremitic.

Examples

  • By the basin, under a small portico cut in the solid wall, sat a priest, old, bearded, wrinkled, cowled-never being more perfectly eremitish.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

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