[h_ˈɜː_m_ɪ_t], [hˈɜːmɪt], [hˈɜːmɪt]

Definitions of hermit:

  1.   A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; a recluse; an anchoret; especially, one who so lives from religious motives.
  2.   One retired from society and living in solitude; one bound to pray for another.
  3.   One who retires from society and lives in solitude or in the desert.
  4.   One who retires from society and lives in solitude for devotional purposes; an anchorite; a recluse or ascetic.
  5.   One who retires from society and lives alone.
  6.   one retired from society for religious reasons
  7.   One who lives alone; an anchorite.
  8.   one who lives in solitude
  9.   A beadsman; one bound to pray for another.
  10.   A spiced molasses cooky, often containing chopped raisins and nuts.

Quotes for hermit:

  1. When the devil grows old he turns hermit – Ludovico Ariosto
  2. If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it. – Jean Cocteau
  3. If I wasn't in the theater, I would be a hermit – Richard Foreman
  4. I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit though other people would prefer it if I did. – Daniel Day Lewis
  5. The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. – James Russell Lowell
  6. I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next -door neighbor. – Laurence Sterne

Usage examples for hermit:

  1. “ " With good will," said the hermit – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  2. You will break both of the golden rules which St. Anthony, the famous hermit used to give to his scholars. ” – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  3. “ No sooner had I lost sight of the benevolent hermit than I started up, and pursued my path with my former agility, till I came to the edge of a woody dell, that divided the meadow on which I was running from the opposite promontory. ” – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  4. The royal pair were at their wits' end when the queen was told that in a forest near the city there lived an aged hermit – Old-Time Stories by Charles Perrault
  5. In this emergency, he remembered that in a forest near by had once lived an aged hermit in whose cell he might possibly leave the corpse of the princess, until he should be able to dispose of it in a style suited to her rank. ” – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  6. The hermit shook his head. ” – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. But the Hermit crab, be it remembered, is in no real sense a parasite. ” – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  8. “ I am- I am- a hermit – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  9. Up rose the hermit monarch at the sight Full of keen anguish; with his pilgrim staff He drew the new- born creature from the wave; 'Twas panting fast, but life was in it still. ” – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
  10. Weeping bitterly, he made the best of his way on foot, until he came to a cell where a hermit was saying prayer. ” – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  11. And the shrewd counsellor's son whispered to him: Sir, as I am a hermit I wander about all the time in this region. ” – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  12. They live sort of hermit lives, as far as one can make out. ” – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  13. There is a hermit on the summit of the hill among the ruins of the villa. ” – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  14. What a spot to turn hermit in for a summer! ” – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  15. The Hermit smiled again. ” – The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice by E. V. Lucas
  16. And the hermit answered: " I will tell you. ” – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  17. Could not the hermit who taught them to give life, not teach also how to take away life? ” – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  18. “ For there, on a table in front of Bixby, the hermit was Bunny's toy engine, and Sue's Teddy bear. ” – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  19. “ A true history of that final conflict in the soul of this hermit would not have disgraced the confessions of Saint Augustine! ” – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  20. “ I have now dwelt for many years here in the forest, and yet no one could call me a hermit in your sense of the word. ” – Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque

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