Translation of "austerity" - English-Spanish dictionary

austerity

noun uk /ɔːˈster.ɪ.ti/

the condition of living without unnecessary things and without comfort, with limited money or goods, or a practice, habit, or experience that is typical of this

austeridad
The wartime austerity of my early years prepared me for later hardships.
The austerities of life in a small rural community were not what I was used to.

[ no plural ] a difficult economic situation caused by a government reducing the amount of money it spends

austeridad
People protested in the streets against austerity.
The government today announced new austerity measures.

[ no plural ] the quality of being austere in appearance or manner

severidad
the austerity of her short hair and plain grey suit

(Translation of “austerity” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)