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Overview of noun severeness

The noun severeness has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. badness, severity, severeness

(used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather)

2. asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness

(something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters")

3. austereness, severity, severeness

(extreme plainness)

4. severity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness

(excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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