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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures).

Usage examples (25)
  • austerity of speech consists in speaking truthfully and beneficially and in avoiding speech that offends.
  • There's no hiding from it now, the era of austerity is here.
  • And austerity is always sold as an imperative, never as a mere choice.
  • But given the fragile economy, they see short-term austerity as dangerous. for more
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