Associations to the word «Spartan»

Wiktionary

SPARTAN, adjective. Austere, frugal, characterized by self-denial.
SPARTAN, adjective. Resolute in the face of danger or adversity.
SPARTAN, adjective. Lacking in decoration and luxury.
SPARTAN, proper noun. A citizen of Sparta.
SPARTAN, adjective. Of or relating to Sparta or its citizens.
SPARTAN, adjective. Alternative spelling of spartan
SPARTAN, noun. A red apple cultivar from British Columbia, Canada

Dictionary definition

SPARTAN, noun. A resident of Sparta.
SPARTAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people.
SPARTAN, adjective. Resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity; "spartan courage".
SPARTAN, adjective. Unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "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".
SPARTAN, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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