NounAusterity (countable and uncountable; plural austerities)
- Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness; harsh discipline.
- Freedom from adornment; plainness; severe simplicity.
- (obsolete) Sourness and harshness to the taste.
Adjectives for Austerity
Albigensianism; Catharism; Franciscanism; Lenten fare; Sabbatarianism; Spartan simplicity; Spartanism; Trappism; Waldensianism; Yoga; abstinence; anchoritic monasticism; anchoritism; asceticism; astringency; austerity program; authoritarianism; baldness; bareness; candor; canniness; care; carefulness; chariness; common speech; demandingness; directness; discipline; economic planning; economicalness; economy; economy of means; eremitism; exactingness; exiguity; exiguousness; false economy; fasting; flagellation; forehandedness; frankness; frugality; frugalness; good management; grimness; hardness; harshness; homespun; household words; husbandry; inclemency; inornateness; jejuneness; jejunity; leanness; maceration; management; matter-of-factness; meagerness; meanness; mendicantism; meticulousness; miserliness; monachism; monasticism; mortification; narrowness; naturalness; niggardliness; openness; paltriness; parsimoniousness; parsimony; plain English; plain speaking; plain speech; plain style; plain words; plainness; prosaicness; prosiness; providence; prudence; prudential administration; puniness; puritanism; regimentation; restrainedness; rigid discipline; rigor; roughness; ruggedness; rustic style; scantiness; scantness; scrawniness; scrimpiness; self-denial; self-mortification; severity; simpleness; simplicity; skimpiness; slenderness; slightness; slim pickings; slimness; smallness; soberness; spareness; sparingness; starkness; sternness; stinginess; straightforwardness; strictness; stringency; thinness; thrift; thriftiness; tight purse strings; toughness; unadorned style; unadornedness; unaffectedness; unelaborateness; unfanciness; unfussiness; ungentleness; unimaginativeness; unpoeticalness; unwastefulness; vernacular; voluntary poverty
- (severity of manners or life): comfort
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