English/Spanish Cognate of the Day

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English

Asceticism (/əˈsɛtɪsɪz(ə)m/; from the Greek: ἄσκησις áskēsis, “exercise” or “training”) describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from worldly pleasures, often for the purpose of pursuing spiritual goals. Many religious traditions, such as Islam,Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism advocate restraint with respect to actions of body, speech, and mind.

Spanish

ascetismo

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