monkish vs. monastic – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Monkish

Definition:

befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial

Examples:

He has monkish habits and rarely goes out.

VS.

Monastic

Definition:

of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

Examples:

he lived a monastic life

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