What is another word for austerely?

Pronunciation: [ɔːstˈi͡əli] (IPA)

Austerely, meaning to be stern or severe, has a host of synonyms that can add color and variety to your vocabulary. Words like sternly, severely, strictly, harshly or rigorously, all refer to an uncompromising attitude or action. Similarly, more literary synonyms like ascetically, spartanly, or monkishly, can allude to a frugal or bare-bones lifestyle devoid of luxury. However, if you're looking for a slightly softer version of austerely, words like seriously, solemnly, or gravely can be used to show the seriousness or importance of a situation. Furthermore, other synonyms like sombrely, bleakly or starkly can be used to communicate a sense of emptiness or desolation.

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What are the hypernyms for Austerely?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for austerely?

Austerely means in a strict or severe manner, devoid of any luxury or indulgence. The antonyms for austerely are words that describe indulgence or luxury. These include words like lavishly, extravagantly, indulgently, and luxuriously. These words describe a way of life that is marked by excess and abundance. Someone who lives lavishly, for example, might have a home filled with expensive furnishings and a wardrobe bursting with designer clothes. Extravagantly implies an extravagance of means or resources. Indulgently indicates giving in to one's more selfish desires. Luxuriously means in a sumptuous and luxurious manner. These antonyms for austerely describe a life of abundance and pleasure.

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Usage examples for Austerely

But, on the other hand, he is austerely indifferent to the follies and the idealising fancies of lovers.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar
O Thou, from whom a myriad letters Speak with the breath of love to me, Though my gaze rest on thee austerely, Yet, yet,-I cannot part with thee!
"Russian Lyrics"
Translated by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi
"For me she holds a singular appeal, because she is unlike the only woman I ever have the chance of meeting, and because we, that gentle, austerely attractive creature and I, have much in common.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes

Famous quotes with Austerely

  • And yet — and yet! He had done the right thing, though the Lord alone knew how it would end. He began to pluck courage from his very melancholy, and hope from his reflexions on the transitoriness of life. He was austerely following Romance as he conceived it, and if that capricious lady had taken one dream from him she might yet reward him with a better.
    John Buchan

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