Spartan - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspɑːrtn|
Brit.  |ˈspɑːt(ə)n|

noun

- a resident of Sparta (syn: spartan)

adjective

- resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity (syn: spartan)
- unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment(syn: severe, spartan)
- practicing great self-denial (syn: ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan)

Examples

...refections at the monastery are as spartan as the surroundings...

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