stark


stark

adjective

Definition of STARK

3
lacking contents that could or should be present <house buyers trying to imagine what those stark rooms would look like when filled with furniture>
Synonyms bare, blank, clean, devoid, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], vacant, vacuous, void
Antonyms full
4
producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation <a once-lush landscape rendered depressingly stark by strip-mining and deforestation>
Near Antonyms arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdant
5
providing only the essentials and nothing fancy or luxurious <monks who have committed themselves to living in stark cells and working and praying in silence>
Synonyms austere, spartan, stark
Near Antonyms adorned, decorated, elaborate, fancy
Antonyms deluxe, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxurious, plush

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