4 entries found for stern.
To select an entry, click on it.
Main Entry: 1stern
Pronunciation: primarystressstschwarn
Function: adjective
1 a : hard and severe in nature or manner <a stern judge> b : expressing severe displeasure : HARSH <a stern look>
2 : not inviting or attractive : FORBIDDING, GRIM
3 : firm and not changeable : STOUT, RESOLUTE <stern determination>
- sternĚly adverb
- sternĚness /primarystressstschwarn-nschwas/ noun

   Search for "stern" in the Student Thesaurus.
   Browse words next to "stern."