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Synonyms for severe

Synonyms for severe

rigorous and unsparing in treating others

cold and forbidding

causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort

conveying great physical force

having great consequence or weight

causing or marked by danger or pain, for example

Synonyms for severe

intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality

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very strong or vigorous

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severely simple

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unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

very bad in degree or extent

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As species of the same genus have usually, though by no means invariably, some similarity in habits and constitution, and always in structure, the struggle will generally be more severe between species of the same genus, when they come into competition with each other, than between species of distinct genera.
"Miss Temple is full of goodness; it pains her to be severe to any one, even the worst in the school: she sees my errors, and tells me of them gently; and, if I do anything worthy of praise, she gives me my meed liberally.
But they are both virtuous and that gentleman, their father, is very severe with them.
Finally, as the SPC is convinced that the activity will come to fruition or is moving into an area, they will promptly issue severe weather watches.
of Ireland announced February 9 the conclusion of an agreement for Eisai's strategic product acquisition in Europe of Elan's non-opioid severe chronic pain agent Prialt (ziconotide acetate).
About 10% of the asthmatic population has a severe form of the disease that can require progressively higher doses of corticosteroid drugs to manage the symptoms.
A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness.
These children remain at risk of having severe reactions later in life, Golden and his colleagues report in the Aug.
However, instead of protecting the body, the histamine and other chemicals can actually cause harm, especially with a severe reaction.
Surgery is required only when there are signs of failure to thrive, obstructive sleep apnea, cor pulmonale, severe reflux, or apnea while awake or when the disease does not spontaneously resolve as anticipated.
Several schools in Oklahoma will remain closed Monday ahead of possible severe weather in the state which is expected to bring "severe hazards, including significant hail and strong tornadoes."
[USA], Apr 1 (ANI): Women who deliver their babies by cesarean section are associated with a higher risk of severe complications when compared with the mothers who go for vaginal delivery, a recent study suggests.
A few snowflakes A severe weather warning Prepare for one inch of snow, So better wrap up warm And mind how you go.
The production of Nutrix, a new fish-based wafer snack, was launched in Phnom Penh on Monday to assist in the fight against 'severe acute child malnutrition' in Cambodia.
Characteristics features are fever and constitutional symptoms and in severe cases shock and bleeding manifestations (DSS/DHF).
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