Synonyms for nonindulgent

Synonyms for (adjective) nonindulgent

Synonyms: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

Similar words: stern, austere

Definition: of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect

Usage: an austere expression; a stern face


Similar words: blue, puritanic, puritanical

Definition: morally rigorous and strict

Usage: the puritan work ethic; puritanic distaste for alcohol; she was anything but puritanical in her behavior


Similar words: disciplinal, disciplinary, corrective

Definition: designed to promote discipline

Usage: the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional; disciplinal measures; the mother was stern and disciplinary


Similar words: monkish

Definition: befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial


Similar words: renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denying

Definition: used especially of behavior


Similar words: self-disciplined, self-restraining

Definition: used of nonindulgent persons


Similar words: severe, spartan

Definition: unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

Usage: 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