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Meaning of stern

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in
             aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face" [syn:
             {austere}, {stern}]
      2: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim
         determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it
         seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless
         persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood" [syn: {grim},
         {inexorable}, {relentless}, {stern}, {unappeasable},
         {unforgiving}, {unrelenting}]
      3: severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting
         instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
         [syn: {stern}, {strict}, {exacting}]
      4: severely simple; "a stark interior" [syn: {austere},
         {severe}, {stark}, {stern}]
      n 1: the rear part of a ship [syn: {stern}, {after part},
           {quarter}, {poop}, {tail}]
      2: United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
         [syn: {Stern}, {Isaac Stern}]
      3: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he
         deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on
         your fanny and do nothing?" [syn: {buttocks}, {nates},
         {arse}, {butt}, {backside}, {bum}, {buns}, {can},
         {fundament}, {hindquarters}, {hind end}, {keister},
         {posterior}, {prat}, {rear}, {rear end}, {rump}, {stern},
         {seat}, {tail}, {tail end}, {tooshie}, {tush}, {bottom},
         {behind}, {derriere}, {fanny}, {ass}]

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