Austere means: 1 Implacing or suggesting physical hardship. 2 Not smiling: grimly unmiling, humorless or advocating strict self-denial. Three Plain with no luxury, but without any luxury. 4. Plain design and style: a very plain design, with no decoration or distractions. (in Community Dictionary, added by Dayana Hunter)

What else does Austere mean?

  • Condition or appearance that is severe or stern; grave and somber. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • Ascetic; strict or severe in discipline synonym : Severe . (in AZ Dictionary)