Severe



adjective, severer, severest.
1.
harsh; unnecessarily extreme:
severe criticism; severe laws.
2.
serious or stern in manner or appearance:
a severe face.
3.
grave; critical:
a severe illness.
4.
rigidly restrained in style, taste, manner, etc.; simple, plain, or austere.
5.
causing discomfort or distress by extreme character or conditions, as weather, cold, or heat; unpleasantly violent, as rain or wind, or a blow or shock.
6.
difficult to endure, perform, fulfill, etc.:
a severe test of his powers.
7.
rigidly exact, accurate, or methodical:
severe standards.
adjective
1.
rigorous or harsh in the treatment of others; strict: a severe parent
2.
serious in appearance or manner; stern
3.
critical or dangerous: a severe illness
4.
causing misery or discomfort by its harshness: severe weather
5.
strictly restrained in appearance; austere: a severe way of dressing
6.
hard to endure, perform, or accomplish: a severe test
7.
rigidly precise or exact

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