What is another word for ascetically?

Pronunciation: [ɐsˈɛtɪkli] (IPA)

Ascetically refers to being austere or strict in lifestyle choices, often in pursuit of a higher spiritual goal. There are several synonyms for the word ascetically, including spartan, abstemious, frugal, monkish, and hermitic. Spartan refers to living life in a simple, stripped-down way. Abstemious means practicing self-denial in things like food, drink, and pleasure. Frugal involves living a simple, practical lifestyle without extravagance. Monkish describes living life like a monk, with self-discipline and abstaining from worldly pleasures. Hermitic refers to living like a hermit, isolated from society, and following a strict, solitary lifestyle. All of these terms describe living life in a way that prioritizes spiritual goals over material pleasures.

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Usage examples for Ascetically

I sat down before him and for three consecutive hours I narrated scandalous histories unnumerable, which, however, I told simply and not spicily, since I felt ascetically disposed and obliged myself to speak with a contrition I did not feel, for when I recounted my follies I was very far from finding the remembrance of them disagreeable.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
With these occupations Napier combined a large medical practice in the Midlands, the proceeds of which he gave to the poor, living ascetically himself.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened"
Kenelm Digby
He caught sight for a moment of the tall form of Fenton, standing at their rear-the long face ascetically white, and sternly fixed.
"The Case of Richard Meynell"
Mrs. Humphrey Ward

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