austerity

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the fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing

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the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

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Arguably, the confluence of austerities in higher education today has brought about a "new asceticism." In other words, the neoliberal mandates to operate higher education under conditions of economic austerity have intensified the deeply rooted moral, emotional, and existential austerity of higher education.