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Ascetic (n.)

Person who shuns pleasure and lives simply

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Ascetic (adj.)

Shunning pleasures

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Chagrin

Embarrassment, mortification

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Chagrined

Ashamed, mortified

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Compunction

Regret, remorse

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Contrite

Showing deep regret and sorrow for wrong doing

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Contrition

Repetance, remorse

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Dejected

Sad, low in spirits

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Dejection

Lowness of spirits, sadness

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Disconsolate

Cheerless, inconsolable

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Disgruntled

In bad humor; displeased

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Doleful

Causing grief of sadness, mournful

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Glum

Moody, gloomy

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Lament

Mourn; deplore

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Lamentable

Pitiable; rueful

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Maudlin

Weakly sentimental and tearful

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Nostalgia

Homesickness
Yearning for the past

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Nostalgic

Homesick

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Pathetic

Arousing pity

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Pathos

Quality in events or in art that arouses pity

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Pensive

Thoughtful in a sad way

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Plight

Unfortunate state

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Poignant

Painfully touching

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Sullen

Resentfully silent

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Throes

Anguish, pangs

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Tribulation

Suffering; distress