badness, severity, severeness(noun)
used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness(noun)
something hard to endure
"the asperity of northern winters"
austereness, severity, severeness(noun)
severity, severeness, harshness, rigor, rigour, rigorousness, rigourousness, inclemency, hardness, stiffness(noun)
"severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
The state of being severe.
The degree of something undesirable; badness or seriousness.
The severity of the offence merits a long prison sentence.
the quality or state of being severe
gravity or austerity; extreme strictness; rigor; harshness; as, the severity of a reprimand or a reproof; severity of discipline or government; severity of penalties
the quality or power of distressing or paining; extreme degree; extremity; intensity; inclemency; as, the severity of pain or anguish; the severity of cold or heat; the severity of the winter
harshness; cruel treatment; sharpness of punishment; as, severity practiced on prisoners of war
exactness; rigorousness; strictness; as, the severity of a test
Origin: [L. severitas: cf. F. svrit.]
Severity is a canceled first-person shooter video game that was being developed for Microsoft Windows and two console systems. Funded by the Cyberathlete Professional League's parent company, it was being developed by Escalation Studios. The planned features of the game included a blend of different FPS gameplay styles, separating them as individual game-modes, as well as cross-platform multiplayer gameplay with Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Severity was announced by game developer John Romero in a 2006 video. Despite the Cyberathlete Professional League announcing that it was ceasing tournament operations on 13 March 2008, and then being acquired by an investment group based in the United Arab Emirates on 25 August 2008, Tom Mustaine, the director of Escalation Studios, said that the studio would continue to work on Severity, although it was not their main focus at the time. Angel Munoz, founder of the Cyberathlete Professional League, confirmed in an October 2009 interview that production on Severity had ended because no publisher had shown interest.
The numerical value of severity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of severity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.
The rise in the incidence and severity of cyber-attacks is of increasing concern.
Truth from the mouth of an honest man and severity from a good-natured man have a double effect.
He was up walking around, and he returned to his car once he realized the severity of the accident.
[Kiira’s sisters] pray every night her owies go away, but I don't think they know the severity of it.
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Translations for severity
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Gewichtung, Stärke, HärteGerman
- severidad, seriedadSpanish
- ankaruus, kovuus, pahuus, vakavuusFinnish
- strengheid, ernst, slechtheid, ongewenstheidDutch
- severidade, gravidadePortuguese
- строгость, суровостьRussian
- ciddiyet, dereceTurkish
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