What is another word for austere?

Need synonyms for austere? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Severe or strict in manner or attitude
more ❯
“He comes over as a rather serious, studious and austere man, but there is clearly another side to him.”
Adjective
Self-disciplined or ascetic
more ❯
“But what tempts these youngsters to leave the security of home and lucrative jobs for an austere lifestyle of development work overseas?”
Adjective
Having a plain and unadorned appearance
more ❯
“Harris's influence, however, isn't apparent in the serious, austere and occasionally beautiful music on this disk.”
Adjective
Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
more ❯
“In neighboring Buddhist Tibet, on the high plateau in an austere environment, live the Brokpa herders.”
Adjective
Contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
Adjective
Resembling or suggestive of monks or their way of life, especially in being austere, solitary, or celibate
Adjective
Strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
Adjective
Sharp or severe in manner or style
more ❯
Adjective
To a total, utter or complete degree
more ❯
Adjective
Sparing or economical as regards money or food
more ❯
Adjective
(of a tax or other charge) Extremely high, harsh or severe
Adjective
Of or in a restrained conservative style
Adjective
Not perfected
Adjective
Abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
Adjective
Not excessively bright, flashy or showy
Adjective
Exposed and barren
Adjective
Of or denoting a simple, naive style of art that deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Watch and Learn
Sponsored Content

See Also

Nearby Words
7-letter Words Starting With
Sponsored Content
Advertisement
Find Synonyms
go
Advertisement
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020