Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mendicant

2 senses of mendicant

Sense 1
friar, mendicant -- (a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms)
       => religious -- (a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience)

Sense 2
beggar, mendicant -- (a pauper who lives by begging)
       => pauper -- (a person who is very poor)

Antonyms of adj mendicant

1 sense of mendicant

Sense 1
mendicant -- (practicing beggary; "mendicant friars")

INDIRECT (VIA beseeching) -> imperative -- (requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative")

Similarity of adj mendicant

1 sense of mendicant

Sense 1
mendicant -- (practicing beggary; "mendicant friars")
       => beseeching (vs. imperative), pleading, imploring -- (begging)

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