Definition of severity in English:

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severity

Pronunciation: /səˈverədē/

noun

The fact or condition of being severe: sentences should reflect the severity of the crime hay fever symptoms vary in severity she stared at me with mock severity
More example sentences
  • After two or three days of illness, pains of extraordinary severity develop.
  • Other measures will have to be used depending on the severity and type of problem.
  • Magistrates told Lawrence that the severity of the offences could warrant a custodial term.

Words that rhyme with severity

ambidexterity, asperity, austerity, celerity, dexterity, ferrety, posterity, prosperity, sincerity, temerity, verity

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Syllabification: se·ver·i·ty

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