Austere vs Deprived - What's the difference?

austere | deprived |


As adjectives the difference between austere and deprived

is that austere is austere while deprived is subject to deprivation; poor.

As a verb deprived is

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austere

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Grim or severe in manner or appearance
  • The headmistress was an austere old woman.
  • Lacking trivial decoration; not extravagant or gaudy
  • The interior of the church was as austere as the parishioners were dour.

    Synonyms

    * (grim or severe) stern, strict, forbidding * (lacking trivial decoration) simple, plain, unadorned, unembellished

    Antonyms

    * (not lacking trivial decoration) overwrought, flamboyant, extravagant, gaudy, flashy

    Derived terms

    * austerity * austerely

    deprived

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Subject to deprivation; poor.
  • * 2013 September 28, , " London Is Special, but Not That Special," New York Times (retrieved 28 September 2013):
  • London attracts some of the richest people in the world, but it is home also to some of the poorest people in the land. The three most deprived areas in Britain are all in London — Tower Hamlets, Newham and Hackney.

    Derived terms

    * deprivedly

    Verb

    (head)