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Noun
The quality or condition of being plain or barren in form or design
“You feel that not only the sanctity of the city, but the austerity of the landscape, fostered the asceticism of the early hermits here.”
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The practice or imposition of self-denial or asceticism in one's life
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“He devoted himself to a life of austerity and meditation.”
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The state or quality of being harsh or difficult to endure
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“The austerity of the conditions of his detention and his exclusion from outside contact were intended to be conducive to breaking down any resolve he may have had.”
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The state of having a grim or severe manner or appearance
“Nowadays, she looked a very homely, but a very nice, old lady, with something of austerity in her countenance which imposed respect.”
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The state of being poor and in need
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Severe suffering, difficulty or privation
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The quality of being frugal
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The state of being frigid
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Strict and austere religious conduct
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Seriousness in bearing or manner
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The condition of being barren and generally not conducive to life or living
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