severe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word severe

(adj) intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
Synonyms : terrible , wicked
Example Sentence
  • severe pain
  • a severe case of flu
  • a terrible cough
  • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
  • a wicked cough
(adj) very strong or vigorous
Synonyms : hard , knockout
Example Sentence
  • strong winds
  • a hard left to the chin
  • a knockout punch
  • a severe blow
(adj) severely simple
Synonyms : austere , stark , stern
Example Sentence
  • a stark interior
(adj) unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
Synonyms : spartan
Example Sentence
  • a parent severe to the pitch of hostility
  • a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien
  • a strict disciplinarian
  • a Spartan upbringing
(adj) causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
Example Sentence
  • a dangerous operation
  • a grave situation
  • a grave illness
  • grievous bodily harm
  • a serious wound
  • a serious turn of events
  • a severe case of pneumonia
  • a life-threatening disease
(adj) very bad in degree or extent
Example Sentence
  • a severe worldwide depression
  • the house suffered severe damage

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Sex (seks) of snakes (węże) at roof of some house during terrible flood.
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