ASCETIC

ascetic

1. [Adjective]: pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline; "ascetic practices"

2. [Noun]: practices self denial as spiritual discipline

3. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad''s austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"

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