HyperDic: severity

English > 4 senses of the word severity:
NOUNattributeseverity, badness, severenessused of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
attributeseverity, asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousnesssomething hard to endure
attributeseverity, austereness, severenessextreme / extreme plainness
attributeseverity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffnessexcessive sternness
severity > pronunciation
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English > severity: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningUsed of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather.
Synonymsbadness, severeness
Narrowerfoulness, raininess(of weather) the badness of the weather
seriousness, distressfulnessThe quality of arousing fear or distress
Broaderintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
Spanishagudeza, gravedad, seriedad, severidad
Catalanagudesa, gravetat, serietat, severitat
Adjectivesseverevery bad in degree or extent
severeintensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
English > severity: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningSomething hard to endure.
Synonymsasperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness
NarrowersternnessThe quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding / forbidding
Broaderdifficulty, difficultnessThe quality of being difficult
Spanishadustez, rigor, rigurosidad, severidad
Catalanadustesa, dificultats, rigor, severitat
English > severity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme plainness.
Synonymsaustereness, severeness
BroaderplainnessThe appearance of being plain and unpretentious
Spanishausteridad
Catalanausteritat
English > severity: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningexcessive sternness.
Example"severity of character"
Synonymssevereness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness
Broadersternness, strictnessuncompromising resolution
Spanishadustez, austeridad, dureza, inclemencia, rigidez, rigor, rigurosidad, severidad
Catalaninclemència, rigor
Adjectivessevereunsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

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