adjective. ['ˈsɛvɝd'] detached by cutting.
1. Verb, past tense With British demand for American goods virtually severed, the U.S. economy fell into a slump. 2. Verb, past participle Slice through the roots with an axe until all are severed. 3. Adjective Some Siberians found a severed wolf head last summer.
1. Our state cannot be severed, we are one,One flesh; to lose thee were to lose myself. - John Milton, Paradise Lost