Definition of 'severity'

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Synonyms of "severity"
Synonyms of "severity"
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Example sentences containing 'severity'

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There are no extenuating circumstances that could lessen the severity of the crime I have committed. David Cavanagh MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)`Nothing -- they are a gift freely given," she replied with mock severity. Ian St James Awards AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE (2003)Her features were still fine but faded and she'd lost that severity that had been so tiresome. Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2003)`I have tried to forget it, Mr. Barlow," I said with some severity. Wilson, Bob STONE THE CROWS, IT'S A VACUUM-CLEANER (2003)

Synonyms of 'severity'

strictness, seriousness, harshness, austerity

Trends of 'severity'

In Common Usage. severity is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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