Austere vs Flamboyance - What's the difference?

austere | flamboyance |


As an adjective austere

is austere.

As a noun flamboyance is

the condition of being flamboyant.

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

    flamboyance

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The condition of being flamboyant
  • A group of flamingos