Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Austere

3 September 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 17 answers for the crossword clue Austere. We last saw the 'Austere' clue in The Mirror Quick on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  • Practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
  • Severely simple; "a stark interior"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Austere'.

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Crossword Answers

5 Letters

BLEAK

Offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"

GRAVE

A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

HARSH

Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

PLAIN

Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"

STARK

Completely; "stark mad"; "mouth stark open"

STERN

Severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"

6 Letters

CHASTE Tom

Morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste"

DEFINI

LENTEN

Of or relating to or suitable for Lent; "lenten food"

SEVERE

Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

STRICT

Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

7 Letters

ASCETIC

Someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

SPARTAN

A resident of Sparta

9 Letters

ASCETICAL

Pertaining to or characteristic of an ascetic or the practice of rigorous self-discipline; "ascetic practices"

CHEERLESS

Causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place"

UNBENDING

Incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"

11 Letters

STRAITLACED

Exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

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