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austere

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  • adjsevere in manner
  • adjrefraining; abstinent
  • adjgrim, barren
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Synonyms for austere

adj severe in manner
  • exacting
  • forbidding
  • formal
  • rigid
  • sober
  • somber
  • stringent
  • ascetic
  • astringent
  • cold
  • earnest
  • grave
  • grim
  • hard
  • harsh
  • inexorable
  • inflexible
  • obdurate
  • rigorous
  • serious
  • solemn
  • stern
  • stiff
  • strict
  • unfeeling
  • unrelenting

Antonyms for austere

  • flexible
  • bland
  • calm
  • elaborate
  • encouraging
  • extravagant
  • gentle
  • indulgent
  • luxurious
  • meek
  • mild
  • spending
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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