HyperDic: hermit

English > 2 senses of the word hermit:
NOUNperson hermit, anchoriteone retired from society for religious reasons
person hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyteone who lives in solitude
hermit > pronunciation
Soundshher'maht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > hermit: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne retired from society for religious reasons.
Synonymanchorite
BroadereremiteA Christian recluse
Spanishanacoreta, eremita, ermitaño
Catalananacoreta, eremita, ermità
Adjectiveshermitic, hermiticalcharacterized by ascetic solitude
English > hermit: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne who lives in solitude.
Synonymsrecluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyte
InstancesJohn the Baptist, St. John the Baptist(New Testament) a preacher and hermit and forerunner of Jesus (whom he baptized)
Broaderloner, lone wolf, lone handA person who avoids the company or assistance of others
Spanisheremita, ermitaña, ermitaño, hermitaño, recluso, solitario, solitudinarian, troglodita
Catalaneremita, ermità, solitari, solitudinarian
Adjectiveshermitic, hermiticalcharacterized by ascetic solitude

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