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Definition of Austerity

Austerity

  1. Sourness and harshness to the taste.
  2. Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness; harsh discipline.
  3. Plainness; freedom from adornment; severe simplicity.

Austerity Quotations

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
Chanakya

The moment a large investor doesn't believe a government will pay back its debt when it says it will, a crisis of confidence could develop. Investors have scant patience for the years of good governance - politically fraught fiscal restructuring, austerity and debt rescheduling - it takes to defuse a sovereign-debt crisis.
Andrew Ross Sorkin

People are increasingly frustrated that decisions taken further and further away from them mean their living standards are slashed through enforced austerity or their taxes are used to bail out governments on the other side of the continent.
David Cameron

Even in a time of fiscal austerity, education is more than just an expense.
Arne Duncan

The flaw in, say, austerity, is that its success is predicated on the relative exactitude of math rather than the shifting, liquid imperfection of people's lives.
Steven Weber
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Austerity Translations

austerity in Italian is limitazione
austerity in Spanish is restriccion, austeridad
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