Austere in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Austere

without any decoration; strict and serious in manner

Examples of Austere in a sentence

Even though she appeared austere, my teacher was a very kind woman.  🔊

The soft candlelight made the room’s décor less austere.  🔊

Lacking personal touches, the couple’s formal living room was quite austere.  🔊

Although the furnishings in the house were beautifully designed, they were austere in appearance.  🔊

Without any decorations, the Christmas tree looked austere.  🔊

Because the dark house looked austere on Halloween night, most trick-or-treaters avoided it altogether.  🔊

Instead of being bleak and austere, hospitals should be warm and cheery.  🔊

When he thought no one was watching, the austere palace guard would smile at the small children.  🔊

A monk chooses to live an austere life because of his religious beliefs.  🔊

The painting of the isolated farmhouse was austere in its plainness.  🔊

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