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severer, comparative; severest, superlative;
  1. (of something bad or undesirable) Very great; intense
    • - a severe shortage of technicians
    • - a severe attack of asthma
    • - damage is not too severe
  2. Demanding great ability, skill, or resilience
    • - a severe test of stamina
  3. Strict or harsh
    • - the charges would have warranted a severe sentence
    • - he is unusually severe on what he regards as tendentious pseudo-learning
  4. Very plain in style or appearance
    • - she wore another severe suit, gray this time

  1. intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality; "severe pain"; "a severe case of flu"; "a terrible cough"; "under wicked fire from the enemy's guns"; "a wicked cough"
  2. hard: very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow"
  3. austere: severely simple; "a stark interior"
  4. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment; "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility"- H.G.Wells; "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien"; "a strict disciplinarian"; "a Spartan upbringing"
  5. dangerous: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
  6. very bad in degree or extent; "a severe worldwide depression"; "the house suffered severe damage"
  7. (Severance (album)) Severance is the debut album by Australian melodic death metal band Daysend. It was released by Chatterbox Records in Australia on 3 November 2003 and in the US by Metal Blade and Europe by Locomotive Records in November 2004. ...
  8. (Severance (film)) Severance (2006) is a British comedy horror film, written by James Moran, directed by Christopher Smith, and starring Danny Dyer and Laura Harris. In 2009, media interest in the film was revived following the alleged copycat murder of a UK teenager.
  9. (Severance (policy debate)) In policy debate, a permutation is an argument made by the 2AC to test the competition of a counterplan or kritik testing the comparative desirability of the plan and all or part of the counterplan or kritik against the counterplan or kritik by itself. ...
  10. (Severity (video game)) Severity is a canceled first-person shooter video game that was being developed for Microsoft Windows and two console systems. Funded by the Cyberathlete Professional League's parent company, it was being developed by Escalation Studios. ...
  11. Strict or harsh
  12. (severeness) The property of being severe
  13. (severance) Changing an item of real estate to personal property by detaching it from the land; for example, cutting down a tree.
  14. (severance) refers to pay for a specific period beyond the last date of employment.
  15. (Severance) The subdivision of a parcel of land.
  16. (Severance) Mineral rights may be severed or separated from surface rights by mineral deed or by mineral reservation. ...
  17. (Severance) Terminates a joint tenancy and changes it into a tenancy in common.
  18. (Severance) A lump-sum payment made to an employee when the employment relationship is ended without cause by the employer.
  19. (9 Severance) If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and ...
  20. (17 Severance) 17.1 If at any time any one or more of these Conditions (or any paragraph, sub-paragraph or any part thereof) is held to be or becomes void or otherwise unenforceable for any reason under any applicable law, it shall be deemed omitted from the Contract and the validity and/or ...
  21. (SEVERANCE) The action of splitting the ownership of a property. Usually done so that joint tenants can become tenants in common and leave their share of the property to someone other than the other tenant.
  22. (SEVERANCE) The opposite of Joinder (see above), severance is when one of more accused are removed from a joint indictment in order to be tried separately.
  23. (SEVERANCE) The word for the act of dividing one property from another or splitting a property into pieces.
  24. (Severance) The physical or psychological division of an existing community or property due to traffic development.
  25. (Severance) The separation of a piece of land to form two new adjoining properties, authorized by consent, as defined by the Planning Act.