Austere vs Deprived - What's the difference?
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
Grim or severe in manner or appearance
Lacking trivial decoration; not extravagant or gaudy
- The headmistress was an austere old woman.
- The interior of the church was as austere as the parishioners were dour.
* (grim or severe) stern, strict, forbidding
* (lacking trivial decoration) simple, plain, unadorned, unembellished
* (not lacking trivial decoration) overwrought, flamboyant, extravagant, gaudy, flashy
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.