austerity

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  • Info In economics, austerity describes policies used by governments to reduce budget deficits during adverse economic conditions. more...
  • The post-war austerity period meant that very little of his plan was carried out.
  • The post-war austerity period meant that very little of his plan was carried out.
  • Austerities start seven days or nine days prior to the day of the dance.
  • We do not know what his object is for which he is engaged in these austerities. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • Despite the league's financial austerity, it lost most of its teams during the off season.
  • Due to financial austerity measures and for other reasons, the set was released late.
  • The order was established to welcome those not able to practice austerities required in other orders.
  • One such is the issue to make public service cuts fair in times of austerity.
  • She does so, but without being able to divert him from his austerities. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • This practice included severe austerities that were intended to raise his spiritual rank.
  • Nevertheless, the austerity policy continued even after all the debts had been paid.
  • During the war years, austerity measures limited the amount of money producers could spent on construction materials.
  • And thus for twelve years, she made the heavens hot by her austerities. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • He led the way to the remote austerities of the work-room. Cited from Success, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Jaratkaru leaves to perform his austerities again, never to return again to his family.
  • I hope the practice of austerities among the saints is on the increase. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • He lived in this order for a period of time and practiced great austerities.
  • After all he went to Martinique, where he started living a life of austerity.
  • His term was distinguished by construction of public projects in the state even though the nation was going through a period of austerity.
  • There was an added austerity in his usual professional manner. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
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Meaning of austerity

  • noun The trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)