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Related / Similar Words: Spartan, ascetic, ascetical, austere, severe, strict

 

Definition:
  • a resident of Sparta;
  • practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad''s austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence";
  • unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"; "a strict disciplinarian"; "a Spartan upbringing";
  • resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity; "spartan courage";
  • of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people;

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