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Princeton's WordNet

  1. severance, severingnoun

    the act of severing


  1. severingnoun

    The act by which something is severed.


  1. severing

    Carl Wilhelm Severing (1 June 1875, Herford, Westphalia – 23 July 1952, Bielefeld) was a German Social Democrat politician during the Weimar era. He was seen as a representative of the right wing of the party. Over the years, he took a leading influence in the party district of Ostwestfalen and Lippe. He was a parliamentarian in the German Empire, the Weimar Republic and in Northrhine-Westphalia. He first played more than a regional role when he became Reich and later State Commissar in the Ruhr from 1919 to 1920.


  1. severing

    Severing refers to the act of cutting off or removing something by cutting or slicing it off, often abruptly or violently. This can apply to both physical items, such as a limb or connection, and abstract concepts, such as relationships or ties.

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  1. Severing

    of Sever

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of severing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of severing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of severing in a Sentence

  1. David Brewster:

    We have no intention of severing our relations with China. But because we're a center-right democratic party, we like like-minded friends -- and we believe India is the biggest democracy, it's India first. We always say that.

  2. Jonathan Tonge:

    He's severing all connections with the Theresa May regime.

  3. Ali Karakas:

    We're seeing a severing of emotional bonds and this is such a dangerous thing, sports should be uniting. Brotherhood and solidarity should be its basis. But because of Turkey’s politics, even sport has been poisoned.

  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We never thought about severing Crimea from Ukraine until the moment that these events began, the government overthrow.

  5. Bobby Ghosh:

    It was almost inevitable that this (the severing of diplomatic relations) would follow, especially since the response from Iran, completely expectedly, was full of rage, and Iran's supreme leader essentially summoned the wrath of God against Saudi Arabia.

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    causing disapproval or protest
    A noninvasive
    B urban
    C obnoxious
    D blistering

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