Monkish

  • 1 Monkish — Monk ish, a. Like a monk, or pertaining to monks; monastic; as, monkish manners; monkish dress; monkish solitude. {Monk ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 monkish — (adj.) pertaining to a monk, 1540s, from MONK (Cf. monk) (n.) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Monkishly; monkishness …

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  • 3 monkish — [muŋ′kish] adj. of or typical of a monk: a hostile term monkishly adv …

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  • 4 Monkish — Infobox musical artist Name = Monkish Img capt = Landscape = yes Background = group or band Origin = London, United Kingdom Genre = Punk rock Comedy Campcore Cabaret Punk Years active = 2005 ndash;present Label = Unsigned URL = http://www.myspace …

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  • 5 monkish — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …

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  • 6 monkish — monkishly, adv. monkishness, n. /mung kish/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a monk: a monkish manner. [1540 50; MONK + ISH1] * * * …

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  • 7 monkish — monk•ish [[t]ˈmʌŋ kɪʃ[/t]] adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a monk: monkish piety[/ex] • Etymology: 1540–50 monk′ish•ly, adv. monk′ish•ness, n …

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  • 8 monkish — monk ► NOUN ▪ a man belonging to a religious community typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. DERIVATIVES monkish adjective. ORIGIN from Greek monakhos solitary …

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  • 9 monkish — adjective Date: 1546 1. of, relating to, or resembling a monk; also resembling that of a monk 2. inclined to disciplinary self denial …

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  • 10 monkish — adjective a) Pertaining to, or resembling a monk or monasticism. b) Tending to self denial; ascetic …

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  • 11 monkish — monk·ish || mʌŋkɪʃ adj. of or like a monk, of a monastery (derogatory) …

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  • 12 monkish — monk·ish …

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  • 13 monkish — See: monk …

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  • 14 monkish — /ˈmʌŋkɪʃ/ (say mungkish) adjective 1. of or relating to, characteristic of, or resembling a monk. 2. restricted in outlook and experience; reclusive. {monk + ish1} –monkishly, adverb –monkishness, noun …

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  • 15 monkish — adjective befitting a monk; inclined to self denial (Freq. 1) • Similar to: ↑nonindulgent, ↑strict …

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  • 16 Monkishness — Monkish Monk ish, a. Like a monk, or pertaining to monks; monastic; as, monkish manners; monkish dress; monkish solitude. {Monk ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Hume: moral and political philosophy — Rosalind Hursthouse INTRODUCTION Hume’s moral and political philosophy, like his epistemology and meta physics, originally appeared in A Treatise of Human Nature, (henceforth [7.1]), Book III of which, ‘Of Morals’, was published in 1740. He… …

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  • 18 Sozomen — Salminius Hermias Sozomenus [Variations on his name include, Salamanes and Salaminius .] (Σωζομενός) (c. 400 c. 450) was a historian of the Christian church. Family and HomeHe was born around 400 in Bethelia, a small town near Gaza, into a… …

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  • 19 An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals — is a book by Scottish enlightenment philosopher David Hume. In it, Hume argues (among other things) that the foundations of morals lie with sentiment, not reason. An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (EPM) is the enquiry subsequent to… …

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  • 20 Churchdom — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Churchdom >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 church church churchdom Sgm: N 1 ministry ministry apostleship priesthood prelacy hierarch church government christendom pale of the church GRP: N 2 …

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