resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity; "spartan courage"
of or relating to or characteristic of Sparta or its people
practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
a resident of Sparta
unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;