OTHER WORDS FROM monkishmonk·ish·ly, adverbmonk·ish·ness, noun
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And I have always despised the monkish obscurity cultivated by certain academics.How I Write: Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Winner of ‘The Swerve’|Noah Charney|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This makes you, at turns, desirous of luxury and monkish asceticism, as you strike a balance between the two.
Earthly delights impart little thrill, as you wax monkish by weekend.
The doctrine of the creation the earth only six or seven thousand years ago is a product of monkish ignorance.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
The monkish representations of the wounds were depicted in countless rosaries and Books of Hours.
A long process of reasoning could then be saved by reference to some obscure picture of monkish fancy.
And did God give you a grip of steel and an arm of iron to let them grow weak in some monkish cell?God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Among the monkish loot at St. Albans was an ancient cameo herewith reproduced.Archaic England|Harold Bayley