Synonyms for (noun) spartan

Synonyms: Spartan

Definition: a resident of Sparta

Similar words: Hellene, Greek

Definition: a native or inhabitant of Greece

Synonyms for (adjective) spartan

Synonyms: ascetic, ascetical, austere, spartan

Definition: practicing great self-denial

Usage: 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

Similar words: abstemious

Definition: sparing in consumption of especially food and drink

Usage: the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious- John Galsworthy


Synonyms: severe, spartan

Definition: unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

Usage: a parent severe to the pitch of hostility- H.G.Wells; a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien; a strict disciplinarian; a Spartan upbringing

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint


Synonyms: spartan

Definition: resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity

Usage: spartan courage

Similar words: resolute

Definition: firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

Usage: stood resolute against the enemy; faced with a resolute opposition; a resolute and unshakeable faith