Antonyms of adj austere

3 senses of austere

Sense 1
austere, severe, stark, stern -- (severely simple; "a stark interior")

INDIRECT (VIA plain) -> fancy -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

Sense 2
austere, stern -- (of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face")

INDIRECT (VIA nonindulgent) -> indulgent -- (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents")

Sense 3
ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan -- (practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence")

INDIRECT (VIA abstemious) -> gluttonous -- (given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure")

Similarity of adj austere

3 senses of austere

Sense 1
austere, severe, stark, stern -- (severely simple; "a stark interior")
       => plain (vs. fancy) -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

Sense 2
austere, stern -- (of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face")
       => nonindulgent (vs. indulgent), strict -- (characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint)

Sense 3
ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan -- (practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence")
       => abstemious (vs. gluttonous) -- (sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious"- John Galsworthy)

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