Ascetic in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Ascetic

leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial, usually for spiritual reasons

Examples of Ascetic in a sentence

Jacob chose to live an ascetic life because of his strict religious beliefs. 🔊

When Gregory was a monk, he lived an ascetic lifestyle that excluded worldly goods.  🔊

The minister encouraged his church members to pursue ascetic lives without earthly pleasures. 🔊

Because Connie loved sugary foods, she found it very hard to stick to her ascetic diet, which did not include sweets and fatty foods.  🔊

The ascetic man gave away his fortune and moved into a tiny one-bedroom apartment.  🔊

Usually, ascetic shoppers only purchase items that are essential for everyday life.  🔊

The smartest guy in my math class has ascetic habits and never does anything but study in his free time.  🔊

When Jeremy was in the military, he was trained to be an ascetic soldier who could survive in the wilderness with few resources.  🔊

Because Katy is a spoiled rich girl who gets everything she wants, she is definitely not maintaining an ascetic lifestyle.  🔊

If you want to become a millionaire and only earn a small salary, you must learn to live on an ascetic budget and not make unnecessary purchases.  🔊

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