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Synonyms and Antonyms of severity

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severity

synonym (synonym of severity)

hypernym (severity IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • excessive sternness (noun.attribute)
    uncompromising resolution (noun.attribute)
     
  • extreme plainness (noun.attribute)
    the appearance of being plain and unpretentious (noun.attribute)
     
  • something hard to endure (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being difficult (noun.attribute)
     
  • used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (noun.attribute)
    high level or degree; the property of being intense (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF severity relation)

  • something hard to endure (noun.attribute)
    the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding (noun.attribute)
     
  • used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (noun.attribute)
    (of weather) the badness of the weather (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of arousing fear or distress (noun.attribute)
     

derivation (.... is derived from severity)

  • excessive sternness (noun.attribute)
    sharply disagreeable; rigorous (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    demanding strict attention to rules and procedures (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    unfortunate or hard to bear (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    unpleasantly stern (adj.all)
     
  • extreme plainness (noun.attribute)
    of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    severely simple (adj.all)
     
  • something hard to endure (noun.attribute)
    intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty (adj.all)
     
  • used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (noun.attribute)
    feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad') (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    very bad in degree or extent (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    very intense (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    very strong or vigorous (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation badness severeness asperity austereness hardness harshness sternness strictness plainness difficultness difficulty intensity sternness foulness raininess distressfulness seriousness abrasive harsh inclement rigorous strict hard

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