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Word of the Day 08/06/20 Anchorite

Anchorite (noun)
anchorite [ ang-kuh-rahyt ]


noun
1. a person who has retired to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion; hermit.

Also anchoret.

OTHER WORDS FROM ANCHORITE
an·cho·rit·ic [ang-kuh-rit-ik], adjective
an·cho·rit·i·cal·ly, adverb
an·cho·rit·ism [ang-kuh-rahy-tiz-uhm], noun

WORDS RELATED TO ANCHORITE
priest, abbot, friar, sister, hermit, recluse, solitary, cenobite, brother, ascetic, religious, monastic, eremite, vestal, prioress, postulant, abbess, monk, nun, solitaire

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Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English anc(h)orite, conflation of Middle English ancre (Old English ancra, ancer) and Old French anacorite or Medieval Latin anachōrīta < Late Greek anachōrētḗs, equivalent to Greek anachōrē-, stem of anachōreîn to withdraw (ana-ana- + chōreîn to give way, verbal derivative of chôros space) + -tēs agent suffix; Old English forms < Old Irish *ancharae < Late Latin anachōrēta < Late Greek

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ANCHORITE
The original discipline of the anchorite was severe in the extreme.
THE HIGHLANDS OF ETHIOPIA|WILLIAM CORNWALLIS HARRIS

The anchorite's style has the classical merits of austerity.
THE DEBATABLE LAND|ARTHUR COLTON

At the Tambov hermitage the anchorite Hilary, a man of saintly life, has died.
FATHER SERGIUS|LEO TOLSTOY

The apartment was small and scantily furnished—a sort of anchorite cell.
THE GOLDEN HOUSE|CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER

They demand the chastity of an anchorite and the devotion of a knight of the Grail.
COMMAND|WILLIAM MCFEE

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