Definition of SEVERE

Adjective : SEVERE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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. (

    ) very strong or vigorous; "strong winds"; "a hard left to the chin"; "a knockout punch"; "a severe blow" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) very bad in degree or extent; "a severe worldwide depression"; "the house suffered severe damage" ;

See more about : SEVERE