how to pronounce ascetic


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ascetic is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of ascetic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… movements or ascetic categories that …”

meanings of ascetic


  1. Characterized by rigorous self-denial or self-discipline; austere; abstinent; involving a withholding of physical pleasure.
  2. Of or relating to ascetics.


  1. One who is devoted to the practice of self-denial, either through seclusion or stringent abstinence.

ascetic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ascetic occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ascetic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ascetic can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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