Definition of 'anchorite'
Example sentences containing 'anchorite'
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That didn't mean I began to live like an anchorite; far from it: I suppose I will always be true to my nature as a bon vivant. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (1993)After all, she wasn't an anchorite - or was it an eremite - with her thoughts as her raison d'être. A DEAD LIBERTY (1993)
Extreme unction was given, and the anchorite was literally sealed in, obliged under threat of excommunication to remain there until death. RIDDLE ME THIS (1993)
Synonyms of 'anchorite'
hermit, recluse, eremite
Trends of 'anchorite'
Used Rarely. anchorite is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of anchorite from the Collins English Dictionary
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