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Definition of Austere


  1. Sour and astringent; rough to the state; having acerbity; as, an austere crab apple; austere wine.
  2. Severe in modes of judging, or living, or acting; rigid; rigorous; stern; as, an austere man, look, life.
  3. Unadorned; unembellished; severely simple.
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Austere Translations

austere in German is entsagend, ernst
austere in Italian is solido, severo
austere in Spanish is austero