An austere act, habit, practice, or manner
Extreme hardship or difficulty
A trembling or shivering response.
The condition or quality of being fast, especially:
Security is defined as being free from danger, or feeling safe.
Stability is the state of being resistant to change and not prone to wild fluctuations in emotion.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Intensity of emotion or belief:
Something different; variety:
The fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing
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