adjective Also as·cet·i·cal.
Origin of ascetic
ANTONYMS FOR ascetic
Examples from the Web for ascetically
And so those who are ascetically disposed, if not in their life, in their tastes, condemn Renoir as pretty and sentimental.
"I do not use tobacco nor alcohol in any form," repeated Hotchkiss ascetically.Openings in the Old Trail|Bret Harte
Ascetically benevolent were his grey eyes; a pale and ghostly smile played on the curves of his thin lips.The Island Pharisees|John Galsworthy
Irish monasticism was an ascetically ordered continuance of Irish society.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
His mouth was ascetically thin-lipped, but firm and clean cut.The Vintage|Edward Frederic Benson