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Definitions of stern:
  • noun:   the rear part of a ship
  • noun:   United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  • noun:   the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • adjective:   severe and unremitting in making demands
    Example: "A stern disciplinarian"
  • adjective:   of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
    Example: "A stern face"
  • adjective:   not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    Example: "The stern demands of parenthood"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1643)

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See stern used in context: 56 poetry verses, 25 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 31 definitions

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