Asperity means something that is rough or harsh.
Extreme hardship or difficulty
Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
Extreme plainness or restraint, as in style
A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
Gravitation, esp. terrestrial gravitation; force that tends to draw all bodies in the earth's sphere toward the center of the earth
The definition of asceticism is a practice in which one gets rid of worldly pleasures and focuses on thinking, particularly for religious or spiritual purposes.
A reduction of expenditures; economizing
(Countable) Instances of forbearance or forgiveness.
Something that is desirable but expensive or hard to obtain or do:
The quality of being genteel; now, specif., excessive or affected refinement and elegance
(Countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.
The fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing
the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
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