Translation of "ascétique" to English

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Dictionary translations for "ascétique"

ascétique adjective Listen
ascétique / ascétique / ascétiques / ascétiques
ascetic [əˈsetɪk] (religion) Listen

Contexts with "ascétique"

Le jeune homme riche et complaisant se sentait étrangement attiré par la stricte vie ascétique menée par les membres de quelques-uns des ordres monastiques. The wealthy, self-indulgent young man felt oddly drawn to the strict, ascetic life led by members of some monastic orders.
Les religions, qui condamnent les plaisirs sensuels, poussent les hommes à rechercher les plaisirs du pouvoir. À travers l'histoire, le pouvoir a été le vice des ascétiques. Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
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