austere life

аскетическая жизнь Syn : ascetic life

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • austere — austerely, adv. austereness, n. /aw stear /, adj. 1. severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding: an austere teacher. 2. rigorously self disciplined and severely moral; ascetic; abstinent: the austere quality of life in the …   Universalium

  • austere — aus|tere [o:ˈstıə, ɔ US o:ˈstır] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: austerus, from Greek austeros severe ] 1.) plain and simple and without any decoration ▪ the church s austere simplicity 2.) someone who is austere is very strict and serious …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • austere — adjective 1) an outwardly austere man Syn: severe, stern, strict, harsh, steely, flinty, dour, grim, cold, frosty, unemotional, unfriendly; formal, stiff, reserved, aloof, forbidding; grave …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • austere — adjective 1) an austere man Syn: severe, stern, strict, harsh, dour, grim, cold, frosty, unfriendly 2) an austere life Syn: spartan, frugal, ascetic …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • austere — aus•tere [[t]ɔˈstɪər[/t]] adj. 1) severe in manner or appearance; strict; forbidding 2) rigorously self disciplined and severely moral; ascetic; abstinent 3) without excess, luxury, or ease: an austere life[/ex] 4) without ornament or adornment;… …   From formal English to slang

  • Austere — Aus*tere , [F. aust[ e]re, L. austerus, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to parch, dry. Cf. {Sear}.] 1. Sour and astringent; rough to the state; having acerbity; as, an austere crab apple; austere wine. [1913 Webster] 2. Severe in modes of judging, or living, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • life — n. 1) to lead a life (to lead a busy life) 2) to prolong; save a life 3) to devote one s life (to smt.) 4) to spend one s life (doing smt.) 5) to give, lay down, sacrifice; risk one s life 6) to claim, snuff out, take a life (she took her own… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • austere — [[t]ɔːstɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED (approval) If you describe something as austere, you approve of its plain and simple appearance. ...a cream linen suit and austere black blouse... The church was austere and simple. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If …   English dictionary

  • austere — adjective 1 plain and simple and without any decoration: the austere grandeur of the old church 2 someone who is austere is very strict and looks very serious 3 an austere way of life is very simple and has few things to make it comfortable or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit — Cadillac (automobile) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cadillac. Logo de Cadillac Motorcar Division …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Still life — For other uses, see Still Life (disambiguation). Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568 1625), Bouquet (1599), Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Some of the earliest examples of still life were paintings of flowers by Northern Renaissance, Dutch, and… …   Wikipedia

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