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

1 sense of monastic

Sense 1
monk, monastic -- (a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work)
       => religious -- (a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience)

Antonyms of adj monastic

1 sense of monastic

Sense 1
cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical -- (of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows)

INDIRECT (VIA unworldly) -> worldly, secular, temporal -- (characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church")

Similarity of adj monastic

1 sense of monastic

Sense 1
cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monastical -- (of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows)
       => unworldly (vs. worldly) -- (not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney)

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