Definition of Austere

Austere means: Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.

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Austere means: Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.

Meaning of Austere

Austere means: Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.

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Austere (): Sour and astringent; rough to the state; having acerbity; as, an austere crab apple; austere wine.

Austere (): Severe in modes of judging, or living, or acting; rigid; rigorous; stern; as, an austere man, look, life.

Crab (a.): Sour; rough; austere.

Budge (a.): Austere or stiff, like scholastics.

Austere (): Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.

Morose (a.): Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.

Ascetic (a.): Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotions; austere; severe.

Rugged (n.): Harsh; hard; crabbed; austere; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons.

Severe (superl.): Serious in feeeling or manner; sedate; grave; austere; not light, lively, or cheerful.

Dervis (n.): A Turkish or Persian monk, especially one who professes extreme poverty and leads an austere life.

Celestinian (n.): A monk of the austere branch of the Franciscan Order founded by Celestine V. in the 13th centry.

Minim (n.): One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola.

Facile (a.): Easy of access or converse; mild; courteous; not haughty, austere, or distant; affable; complaisant.

Carthusian (n.): A member of an exceeding austere religious order, founded at Chartreuse in France by St. Bruno, in the year 1086.

Capuchin (n.): A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.

Difficult (a.): Hard to manage or to please; not easily wrought upon; austere; stubborn; as, a difficult person.

Harsh (a.): Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.

Astringent (a.): Stern; austere; as, an astringent type of virtue.

Rough (n.): Austere; harsh to the taste; as, rough wine.

Medlar (n.): A tree of the genus Mespilus (M. Germanica); also, the fruit of the tree. The fruit is something like a small apple, but has a bony endocarp. When first gathered the flesh is hard and austere, and it is not eaten until it has begun to decay.

Sere (a.): [OE. seer, AS. sear (assumed) fr. searian to wither; akin to D. zoor dry, LG. soor, OHG. sor/n to to wither, Gr. a"y`ein to parch, to dry, Skr. /ush (for sush) to dry, to wither, Zend hush to dry. 152. Cf. Austere, Sorrel, a.] Dry; withered; no longer green; -- applied to leaves.

Cynic (n.): One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple. The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions. Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others.

Stern (superl.): Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.

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Meaning of Austere

Austere means: Sour and astringent; rough to the state; having acerbity; as, an austere crab apple; austere wine.

Meaning of Austere

Austere means: Severe in modes of judging, or living, or acting; rigid; rigorous; stern; as, an austere man, look, life.

Meaning of Crab

Crab means: Sour; rough; austere.

Meaning of Budge

Budge means: Austere or stiff, like scholastics.

Meaning of Austere

Austere means: Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.

Meaning of Morose

Morose means: Of a sour temper; sullen and austere; ill-humored; severe.

Meaning of Ascetic

Ascetic means: Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotions; austere; severe.

Meaning of Rugged

Rugged means: Harsh; hard; crabbed; austere; -- said of temper, character, and the like, or of persons.

Meaning of Severe

Severe means: Serious in feeeling or manner; sedate; grave; austere; not light, lively, or cheerful.

Meaning of Dervis

Dervis means: A Turkish or Persian monk, especially one who professes extreme poverty and leads an austere life.

Meaning of Celestinian

Celestinian means: A monk of the austere branch of the Franciscan Order founded by Celestine V. in the 13th centry.

Meaning of Minim

Minim means: One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola.

Meaning of Facile

Facile means: Easy of access or converse; mild; courteous; not haughty, austere, or distant; affable; complaisant.

Meaning of Carthusian

Carthusian means: A member of an exceeding austere religious order, founded at Chartreuse in France by St. Bruno, in the year 1086.

Meaning of Capuchin

Capuchin means: A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.

Dictionary words and meanings

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Meaning of Pall

Pall means: Same as Pawl.

Meaning of Point

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Meaning of Self-seeking

Self-seeking means: Seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfish.

Meaning of Supercarbureted

Supercarbureted means: Bicarbureted.

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Meaning of swats

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