Austere vs Unflowery - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between austere and unflowery
is that austere
is austere while unflowery
is (of speech or writing) not flowery; simple, direct, and possibly austere.
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
(of speech or writing) Not flowery; simple, direct, and possibly austere.