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1. severity

noun. ['sɪˈvɛrɪti'] used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather.

Synonyms

  • distressfulness
  • raininess
  • badness
  • seriousness
  • foulness
  • severeness
  • intensity

Antonyms

  • hard
  • sensitivity
  • sensitiveness
  • easy

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Words that Rhyme with Severity

  • unpopularity
  • insularity
  • dexterity
  • vulgarity
  • austerity
  • asperity
  • clarity
  • varity
  • rarity
  • gerrity
  • gerety
  • garrity
  • charity

Example sentences of the word severity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Call a physician with any concerns about the depth or severity of the tear.

2. severity

noun. ['sɪˈvɛrɪti'] excessive sternness.

Synonyms

  • harshness
  • inclemency
  • rigour
  • rigourousness
  • rigor
  • rigorousness
  • strictness
  • stiffness
  • severeness
  • hardness

Antonyms

  • pleasantness
  • smoothness
  • good weather
  • incredibility

3. severity

noun. ['sɪˈvɛrɪti'] extreme plainness.

Synonyms

  • severeness
  • plainness

Antonyms

  • urbanity
  • elegance
  • irresoluteness

4. severity

noun. ['sɪˈvɛrɪti'] something hard to endure.

Synonyms

  • hardship
  • sternness
  • rigour
  • rigourousness
  • rigor
  • asperity
  • rigorousness
  • grimness
  • difficultness
  • severeness

Antonyms

  • gracefulness
  • elasticity
  • compressibility
  • soft
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