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  Definition of austere
  1. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad''s austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
  2. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  3. severely simple; "a stark interior"
Similar Words: ascetic, ascetical, spartan, stern, severe, stark

 

Anagrams: stature, Astreus

 

 
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