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Meaning of AUSTERENESS

Pronunciation:  o'steernes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme plainness
 

AUSTERENESS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: severeness
 
 See Also: plainness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Aus*tere"ness\, n.
1. Harshness or astringent sourness to the taste; acerbity.
   --Johnson.

2. Severity; strictness; austerity. --Shak.

 

 

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