Noun(1) one retired from society for religious reasons(2) one who lives in solitude
(1) Since, according to the legend, she retired as a hermit , her example could be employed to sing the praises of the contemplative life.(2) Sam Beam may boast a mountain man's beard and home-taping origins, but his steady output as Iron & Wine over the last two years has proved he's no hermit .(3) Desiring to find the source of this even greater power, Christopher went off in search of Christ, and was encouraged by a pious hermit to become a living ferryman over a great river.(4) Even the hermit was expected to supply the needs of the sick and the destitute through the money he earned from his own handicraft.(5) They would sneak along the creek to where it just passed the back of the farmhouse belonging to Jonathan Lawson, an uppity old hermit who insisted he owned the creek.(6) The heroine, Portia, about to arrive home, is reported to be kneeling at holy crosses in the company of a hermit .(7) A local guide took us out the first morning for a half-day of birding, including a visit to a lek of performing green hermit hummingbirds, and then got us on our way to the Canopy Tower, a short distance north of the city.(8) Being stuck in a studio in front of the computer all day probably has something do with this - you become an introspective, insular hermit .(9) It is bedrock biblical wisdom that the human person was not created for isolation; the way of the hermit has always been the cautious exception rather than the rule in the Christian tradition.(10) His ascetic aspirations did not make him wish to be a hermit .(11) Christian monasticism evolved from the hermit communities founded in the 3rd century by men fleeing from Roman persecution to the Egyptian and Syrian deserts, where they sought union with God.(12) For several years, Benedict lived as a hermit in a cave at Subiaco, where the Roman Emperor Nero had had a villa centuries earlier.(13) Secular idleness would have little meaning in solitude, and the religious contemplation of the hermit or monk is not in question here.(14) Happy Ahmed is going to steal a lot of Ritalin and run away to become some filthy hermit , discarding the ideals that society heaps upon him in an act of truth to self and an experiment in exclusive morality.(15) The Michelin Man was created in 1898 by a crazed German hermit named Berthold Heinz-Dieter who lived in a junkyard.(16) One night his troops encounter an old Asiatic hermit named Dersu Uzala, who lives in the wilderness, surviving by hunting and selling furs.
(1) hermit :: kluisenaar
1. recluse ::
2. anchorite ::
3. solitudinarian ::
Different Formshermit, hermitage, hermitages, hermits
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