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Synonyms for stern

Synonyms for (noun) stern

Synonyms: stern, tail, after part, poop, quarter Definition: the rear part of a ship

Similar words: rear, back Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Synonyms: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on Usage: he deserves a good kick in the butt; are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Similar words: body part Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms: Isaac Stern, Stern Definition: United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)

Similar words: violinist, fiddler Definition: a musician who plays the violin

Synonyms for (adjective) stern

Synonyms: stern, strict, exacting Definition: severe and unremitting in making demands Usage: an exacting instructor; a stern disciplinarian; strict standards

Similar words: demanding Definition: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill Usage: found the job very demanding; a baby can be so demanding

Synonyms: stern, austere Definition: of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect Usage: an austere expression; a stern face

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Synonyms: inexorable, grim, unrelenting, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, stern Definition: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty Usage: grim determination; grim necessity; Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty; relentless persecution; the stern demands of parenthood

Similar words: implacable Definition: incapable of being placated Usage: an implacable enemy

Synonyms: stern, austere, stark, severe Definition: severely simple Usage: a stark interior

Similar words: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building