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 severity severity

noun

  • ( ) used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather  ( badness, severeness, severity )
    used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
  • excessive sternness  ( hardness, harshness, inclemency, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity, stiffness )
    excessive sternness
     severity of character
    severity of character
     the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
     the rigors of boot camp
    the rigors of boot camp
  • extreme plainness  ( austereness, severeness, severity )
    extreme plainness
  • something hard to endure  ( asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity )
    something hard to endure
     the asperity of northern winters
    the asperity of northern winters


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