sentences should reflect the severity of the crime
hay fever symptoms vary in severity
she stared at me with mock severity
badness: used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
asperity: something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
austereness: extreme plainness
excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
(severe) 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"
(severe) hard: very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow"
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(severe) Strict or harsh
(Severe) Bad. Also, anyone with an unusually bizarre appearance or just the ability to look extremely mean when needed.
(Severe) (life-threatening, intensive care necessary)
(Severe) Coma; eyes do not open, even with stimulation. Associated with 20-50% death rate or severe disabilities. It is in this category that many lives can be saved by application of BTF’s TBI Guidelines.
(Severe) The facility is partially damaged or contaminated. Some items/assets are damaged beyond repair/restoration, but the facility remains mostly intact.
(Severe) harder than Difficult and the lowest grade (usually) to merit a technical grade, therefore easy.
(Severe) is defined as hail 1 inch (25 mm) diameter or larger, winds 58 M.P.H. or stronger, or a tornado.^
(Severe) pH below 7.00, bicarbonate below 10, stupor or coma may occur
(Severe) thresholds between 71
(severe) Very annoyingly audible. See "audibility."
(severe) harsh or extremely painful
(severe) hearing loss (71-90 dB),
Severe combined immunodeficiency
Severe means that you have a mental or physical disability that regularly stops you from doing any type of work, not just the work you usually do. This is described in the Canada Pension Plan legislation under sections 42(2)(a) and 42(2)(b).
The expected consequence of an event in terms of degree of injury, property damage, or other mission-impairing factors (loss of combat power, adverse publicity, and so forth) that could occur.
Size of a loss. One of the criteria used in calculating premiums rates.
The degree of impact that a defect has on the development or operation of a component or system. [After IEEE 610]