the machine and impacts of a monastic life; monasticism.
The principle of residing the way in which of monks; the machine or course of life pursued by monks and nuns; mainly, the training of residing alone in religious retirement through the globe; religious seclusion; secondarily, the corporate lifetime of spiritual communities under vows of poverty, celibacy, and obedience to an excellent. See monk.
A monastic characteristic or peculiarity; also, these types of attributes collectively.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...