cenobitical

  • 1 Cenobitical — Cenobitic Cen o*bit ic, Cenobitical Cen o*bit ic*ala. [Cf. F. c[ e]nobitique.] Of or pertaining to a cenobite. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 cenobitical — See cenobitic. * * * …

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  • 3 cenobitical — adj. of or pertaining to a cenobite; of or pertaining to a religious order of monks …

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  • 4 cenobitical — cen·o·bit·i·cal …

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  • 5 cenobitical — adjective of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living • Syn: ↑cenobitic, ↑coenobitic, ↑coenobitical • Ant: ↑eremitic (for: ↑cenobitic) • …

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  • 6 Christian monasticism before 451 — Eastern Christian monasticism developed for around a century and a half, and as a spontaneous religious movement, up to the time of the Council of Chalcedon, which took place in 451. At that Council, monasticism had become an acknowledged part of …

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  • 7 Camaldolese — • A joint order of hermits and cenobites, founded by St. Romuald at the beginning of the eleventh century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Camaldolese     Camaldolese      …

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  • 8 Eastern Monasticism Before Chalcedon —     Eastern Monasticism Before Chalcedon (A.D. 451)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Eastern Monasticism Before Chalcedon (A.D. 451)     Egypt was the Motherland of Christian monasticism. It sprang into existence there at the beginning of the fourth …

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  • 9 Monasticism — • The act of dwelling alone (Greek monos, monazein, monachos), has come to denote the mode of life pertaining to persons living in seclusion from the world, under religious vows and subject to a fixed rule, as monks, friars, nuns, or in general… …

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  • 10 St. Pachomius —     St. Pachomius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Pachomius     Died about 346. The main facts of his life will be found in MONASTICISM (Section II: Eastern Monasticism before Chalcedon). Having spent some time with Palemon, he went to a… …

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  • 11 cenobitic — adjective of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living • Syn: ↑coenobitic, ↑cenobitical, ↑coenobitical • Ant: ↑eremitic • Pertains to noun: ↑cenobite ( …

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  • 12 coenobitic — adjective of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living • Syn: ↑cenobitic, ↑cenobitical, ↑coenobitical • Ant: ↑eremitic (for: ↑cenobitic) • …

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  • 13 coenobitical — adjective of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living • Syn: ↑cenobitic, ↑coenobitic, ↑cenobitical • Ant: ↑eremitic (for: ↑cenobitic) • …

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  • 14 Hermit — A hermit (from the Greek anachōreō , signifying to withdraw , to depart into the country outside the circumvallated city ), recluse and solitary . However, it is important to retain a clear distinction between the vocation of hermits and that of… …

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  • 15 Pachomius, Saint — • Hermit who founded a cenobitical community, d. 346. Some speculation on how and why St. Pachomius came up with the idea of the cenobitical life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 16 Rule of St. Benedict — • Lengthy article on the text of the Rule and its composition, some analysis, and practical application Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rule of St. Benedict     Rule of St. Benedict …

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  • 17 cenobite —   n. member of religious community; monk.    ♦ cenoby, n. convent or monastery.    ♦ cenobian,    ♦ cenobitical, a.    ♦ cenobitism, n. cenobitical state or practice …

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  • 18 coe|no|bit|i|cal — «SEE nuh BIHT uh kuhl, SEHN uh », adjective. = cenobitical. (Cf. ↑cenobitical) …

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  • 19 Cenobitic — Cen o*bit ic, Cenobitical Cen o*bit ic*ala. [Cf. F. c[ e]nobitique.] Of or pertaining to a cenobite. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 coenobitic — coenobitical coenobiticaladj. of or relating to or befitting cenobites or their practices of communal living. Opposite of {eremitic}. Syn: cenobitic, cenobitical. [WordNet 1.5] || …

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