NounHermit (plural Hermits)
- A religious recluse; someone who lives alone for religious reasons; an eremite.
- A recluse; someone who lives alone and shuns human companionship.
- A spiced cookie made with molasses, raisins, and nuts.
Adjectives for Hermit
stalwart; genial; lesser; lone; withered; solitary.
Albigensian, Catharist, Diogenes, Franciscan, Hieronymian, Hieronymite, Sabbatarian, Timon of Athens, Trappist, Waldensian, abbacomes, abbot, abstainer, alien, anchoress, anchoret, anchorite, ascetic, beadsman, bedridden invalid, bhikshu, brother, caloyer, case, celibate, cenobite, character, cloistered monk, closet cynic, conventual, conventual prior, crackpot, crank, dervish, desert fathers, desert saints, eccentric, eremite, fakir, fanatic, flagellant, friar, grand prior, hermitess, hieromonach, hobo, homebody, invalid, isolationist, kook, lay abbot, lay brother, lone wolf, loner, marabout, maverick, mendicant, meshuggenah, monastic, monk, natural, nonconformist, nut, odd fellow, oddball, oddity, original, outcast, outsider, palmer, pariah, pilgrim, pillar saint, pillarist, prior, puritan, queer duck, queer fish, queer specimen, rara avis, recluse, religieux, religious, sannyasi, screwball, seclusionist, shut-in, solitaire, solitary, solitudinarian, stay-at-home, stylite, tramp, type, yogi, yogin, zealot
From Old French eremite, from Latin eremita, from Ancient Greek ἐρημίτης (eremites, "person of the desert") from ἐρημία (eremia, "desert, solitude", from ἔρημος or ἐρῆμος eremos "uninhabited") plus the -ίτης suffix.
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)mɪt
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