Definition of Monastical

1. Adjective. Of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows.

Exact synonyms: Cloistered, Cloistral, Conventual, Monastic
Similar to: Unworldly
Derivative terms: Cloister, Convent, Convent, Monastic



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monastical

monarchy
monardas
monarthric
monarthritis
monarticular
monas
monases
monaster
monasteries
monastery
monasterylike
monastic
monastic habit
monastic order
monastical (current term)
monastically
monasticism
monasticisms
monastick
monasticon
monasticons
monastics
monastrol
monathetosis
monatize
monatomic
monaul
monauls
monaural

Literary usage of Monastical

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1. A Tour Through the Isle of Man: To which is Subjoined a Review of the Manks by David Robertson (1794)
"THE ABBEY—ITS ANCIENT DIGNITY—REFLECTIONS ON monastical INSTITUTIONS—AN INTERESTING STORY. AT a little distance from ..."

2. A Catalogue of the Library of the London Institution: Systematically Classed by London Institution Library, William Upcott, Edward William Brayley, Richard Thomson (1835)
"1787 monastical and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of England and Wales. Tanner (Thomas) Notitia Monastica; or, An Account of all the Abbies, Priories, ..."

3. A catalogue of the library collected by miss Richardson Currer at Eshton hall by Charles James Stewart, Richardson Currer, Frances Mary Richardson Currer (1833)
"Ecclesiastical and monastical Topography. See also Manuscripts ; and for particular accounts, &c. of cathedral churches or abbeys, vide the various counties ..."

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