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Definitions of severe:

part of speech: adjective

Serious: grave: austere: strict: not mild: strictly adhering to rule: sharp: distressing: inclement: searching: difficult to be endured.

part of speech: adjective

Harsh; extremely strict or exact; apt to punish; earnest; rigid; stern; unpitying; austere; sober; sedate; intense, as cold; distressing; inclement, as the weather; searching, as a test or trial; excessive; rigidly adherent to a certain rule or standard, as applied to style in art; not employing unnecessary amplification or ornament, said of the style of a speaker or writer; close; concise.

part of speech: adjective

Grave in manner; forbidding; strict; harsh; as, severe methods of discipline; extremely plain; as, a gown of a severe style; sharp; distressing; as, severe pain; hard to bear; trying; as, a severe test.

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