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Definition of "austerer" [austerer]

  • Comparative form of austere: more austere (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "austerer" in a sentence
  • "Atticus and Horace seem to have enjoyed from nature, and cultivated by reflection, as generous and friendly dispositions as any disciple of the austerer schools."
  • "These alterations have no other authority than the caprice of the translators, acting in the interests of a purer, austerer, but more timid theology."
  • "Many differences in degree or detail there have been, of course, in the various historic embodiments of these ideals; but for the sake of making clear the fundamental contrast we may neglect these individual divergences and group together those on the one hand who have called men to a fuller, completer life and those who have summoned them to an austerer and purer life, free from taint of sin and regret."
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