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Roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, weather, etc. or of circumstances
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  1. Roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, weather, etc. or of circumstances
  2. Roughness or harshness, as of surface, sound, or climate:
  3. Severity; rigor.
(Uncountable) the fineness of the point a pointed object
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  1. (Uncountable) the fineness of the point a pointed object
  2. (Countable) The product or result of being sharp.
  3. (Uncountable) the cutting ability of an edge; keenness
A sour, astringent quality
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  1. A sour, astringent quality
  2. Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
  3. Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
The characteristic or quality of being grim
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  1. The characteristic or quality of being grim
The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
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  1. The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
  2. A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness is measured on the Mohs scale.
  3. The relative resistance of a metal or other material to denting, scratching, or bending.
(Countable) The collective noun for ravens
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  1. (Countable) The collective noun for ravens
  2. (Countable) An unkind act.
  3. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being unkind.
(Countable) The result or product of being strict.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being strict.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being strict.
An austere habit or practice.
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  1. An austere habit or practice.
  2. Severe and rigid economy:
  3. An austere act, habit, practice, or manner
A standard or exacting requirement, as of a field of study:
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  1. A standard or exacting requirement, as of a field of study:
  2. Harshness or severity
  3. Exactness in precision or accuracy; exactitude
The quality or condition of being austere
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  1. The quality or condition of being austere
  2. Severe and rigid economy:
  3. An austere act, habit, practice, or manner
The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
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  1. The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
  2. A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness is measured on the Mohs scale.
  3. The relative resistance of a metal or other material to denting, scratching, or bending.
The quality of being harsh.
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The quality or state of being rigid.
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  1. The quality or state of being rigid.
  2. In Economics: synonym for stickiness (of prices/wages etc.). Describing the tendency of prices and money wages to adjust to changes in the economy with a certain delay.
  3. The quality or state of being rigid; want of pliability; the quality of resisting change of form; the amount of resistance with which a body opposes change of form.
(Obsolete) Stiffness or rigidity.
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  1. (Obsolete) Stiffness or rigidity.
  2. Exactness in precision or accuracy; exactitude
  3. Harshness or severity
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being stern.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being stern.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being stern.
(Countable) The result or product of being strict.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being strict.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being strict.
  1. A scarcity of money or credit
  2. A rigorous imposition of standards
  3. The quality or state of being stringent; strictness; severity
(Uncountable) The state of being tough
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being tough
  2. (Physics, of a metal) Resistance to fracture when stressed
  3. A formidable difficulty
The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
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  1. The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
  2. The degree of richness or intensity:
  3. The range of one's understanding or competence:
The state or quality of being ferocious
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  1. The state or quality of being ferocious
The state of being fierce.
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Violent or frenzied action:
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  1. Violent or frenzied action:
  2. A violent disturbance or intense period of activity:
  3. Violence; vehemence; fierceness
(Physics) The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
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  1. (Physics) The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
  2. (Geology) The severity of an earthquake in terms of its effects on the earth's surface, and buildings. The value depends on the distance from the epicentre, and is not to be confused with the magnitude.
  3. (Physics) time-averaged energy flux (the ratio of average power to the area through which the power "flows"); irradiance
A level or degree, as of intensity:
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  1. A level or degree, as of intensity:
  2. The rising and falling of the bow and stern of a ship in a rough sea
  3. (Archit.) The slope of the sides of a roof, expressed by the ratio of its height to its span
Physical force used so as to injure, damage, or destroy; extreme roughness of action
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  1. Physical force used so as to injure, damage, or destroy; extreme roughness of action
  2. Intense, often devastatingly or explosively powerful force or energy, as of a hurricane or volcano
  3. Extreme or powerful emotion or expression:
Find another word for severity. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for severity, like: asperity, sharpness, acerbity, grimness, hardness, unkindness, hardheartedness, strictness, austerity, rigor and pity.