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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To a serious degree. Also: Causing great damage or hardship.

Usage examples (41)
  • Adjective, : severe criticism; severe laws. ,a severe face. ,a severe illness. ,a severe test of his powers. ,severe standards
  • First came a tantalizing success in severely ill adults.
  • Yesterday we saw John McCain severely misrepresent what the impending U.S.
  • Dialysis may be necessary to decrease mortality in severely poisoned patients. for more
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