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Origin of cenobite
OTHER WORDS FROM cenobitece·no·bit·ic [see-nuh-bit-ik, sen-uh-], /ˌsi nəˈbɪt ɪk, ˌsɛn ə-/, ce·no·bit·i·cal, ce·no·bi·an [si-noh-bee-uhn], /sɪˈnoʊ bi ən/, adjectivece·no·bit·i·cal·ly, adverbce·no·bit·ism [see-nuh-bahy-tiz-uhm, sen-uh-], /ˈsi nəˌbaɪ tɪz əm, ˈsɛn ə-/, noun
Words nearby cenobite
Example sentences from the Web for cenobite
He retained his old habits as a cenobite, and even as a hermit.
He did not dine every day, and when he did it was a cenobite's meal, little suited to the taste of a true Englishman.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
But neither the life of a cenobite, nor the labours of a missionary could satisfy the aspirations of his soul after perfection.
Gustave Moreau alone transposed her to paint—Moreau, too, was a cenobite of art.Egoists|James Huneker
Her neatness and the exquisite care she took of her person had in them little of the cenobite.Pepita Ximenez|Juan Valera