ascetic / aesthetic

ascetic / aesthetic
   An ascetic is a person who renounces all material comforts, often for religious devotion: the young man became an ascetic despite his parents' hopes that he would be a dentist. It can also be used as an adjective: Ethan Asia led an ascetic lifestyle.
   Aesthetic refers to the philosophy of beauty or the pleasing qualities of something: The statuette Leander created was lacking in aesthetic qualities.

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