HyperDic: spartan

English > 5 senses of the word Spartan / spartan:
ADJECTIVEpertSpartanof or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people
allspartanresolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity / adversity
allspartan, severeunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
allspartan, ascetic, ascetical, austerepracticing great self-denial
NOUNperson Spartana resident of Sparta
Spartan / spartan > pronunciation
Soundsspaa'rtahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Spartan: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people.
Spanishespartano
NounsSpartaan ancient Greek city famous for military prowess
English > spartan: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningresolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity / adversity.
Example"spartan courage"
BroaderresoluteFirm in purpose or belief
Spanishespartano
English > spartan: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment.
Example "a Spartan upbringing"
Synonymsevere
Broadernonindulgent, strictCharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
Spanishespartano, estricto, riguroso, severo
English > spartan: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningPracticing great self-denial.
Examples
  • "a spartan diet"
  • "a spartan existence"
Synonymsascetic, ascetical, austere
Broaderabstemioussparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Spanishascético, austero, espartano
Catalanascètic, auster, espartà
English > Spartan: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA resident of Sparta.
Member ofSpartaAn ancient Greek city famous for military prowess
BroaderGreek, HelleneA native or inhabitant of Greece
Spanishespartano
Catalanespartà, espartana, espartano

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