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Definitions of severe:
  • adjective:   unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment
    Example: "A parent severe to the pitch of hostility- H.G.Wells"
  • adjective:   intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    Example: "Severe pain"
  • adjective:   very bad in degree or extent
    Example: "A severe worldwide depression"
  • adjective:   severely simple
  • adjective:   very strong or vigorous
    Example: "A severe blow"
  • adjective:   causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    Example: "A severe case of pneumonia"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #17999)

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