monachism definition

  • noun:
    • Monasticism.
    • monasticism
    • 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.

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