Adjective Definition


1.Definition: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

"A severe case of pneumonia"

Related Adjective(s):dangerous, grave, grievous, serious

2.Definition: intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality

"Severe pain", "A severe case of flu"

Related Adjective(s):terrible, wicked

3.Definition: severely simple

Related Adjective(s):austere, stark, stern

4.Definition: unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

"A parent severe to the pitch of hostility", "A hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"

Related Adjective(s):spartan

5.Definition: very bad in degree or extent

"A severe worldwide depression", "The house suffered severe damage"

6.Definition: very strong or vigorous

"A severe blow"

Related Adjective(s):hard, knockout

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