Definition of Hermitic

1. Adjective. Characterized by ascetic solitude. "His hermitic existence"

Exact synonyms: Anchoritic, Eremitic, Eremitical, Hermitical
Similar to: Unworldly
Derivative terms: Anchorite, Eremite, Eremite, Hermit, Hermit, Hermit, Hermit



Definition of Hermitic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or typical of a hermit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hermitic

1. hermit [adj] - See also: hermit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermitic

hermetisms
hermetist
hermetists
hermicity
hermit
hermit crab
hermit crabs
hermit thrush
hermitage
hermitages
hermitaries
hermitary
hermitess
hermitesses
hermithood
hermitic (current term)
hermitical
hermiticity
hermitism
hermitisms
hermitize
hermitized
hermitizes
hermitizing
hermitries
hermitry
hermits
hermodactyl
hermodactyls
herms

Literary usage of Hermitic

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1. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1890)
"Also he wrote Chemical Collections, expressing the Progress of secret hermitic Science, in 1654 ; also Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Noble Order ..."

2. American Literature in the Colonial and National Periods by Lorenzo Sears (1902)
"Above and near the hermitic staff, The moderator's upper half, In grandeur o'er the cushion bow'd, Like Sol half-seen behind a cloud. ..."

3. Book-lore: A Magazine Devoted to Old Time Literature (1886)
"... while for " those ridiculous scarecrows who led a kind of hermitic life, and are called sanctified or holy men," his scorn was unbounded. ..."

4. Christian Theism, Its Claims and Sanctions by Daniel Boardman Purinton (1889)
"Several centuries later, another writer quotes from an old hermitic book as follows : " Before all the things that actually exist, and before all beginnings ..."

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