(Geology) A part of a geological fault line that does not move.
A sour, astringent quality
Extreme hardship or difficulty
The ability to feel such compassion
A kind act or kindly treatment
A cruel action, remark, etc.
Character of being unyielding or inflexible.
A thing hard to bear; specific cause of discomfort or suffering, as poverty, pain, etc.
(Optics) can mean any of radiant intensity, luminous intensity or irradiance
The fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing
Find another word for severity. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for severity, like: asperity, austerity, sharpness, acerbity, hardness, unkindness, hardheartedness, strictness, rigor, pity and kindness.