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monachism

[ mon-uh-kiz-uhm ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌkɪz əm /
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noun
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Origin of monachism

1570–80; <Late Latin monach(us) monk + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM monachism

mon·a·chist, adjective

Words nearby monachism

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