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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Practicing great self-denial; Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; Severely simple.

Usage examples (33)
  • The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor on the business known as gambling.
  • An austere expression
  • Nature is in austere mood, even terrifying, withal majestically beautiful.
  • He is training with minimal food or water, in austere conditions, training day and night. for more
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