This page has 8 definitions of severe with English translations in 5 languages. Severe is an adjective, an adverb, verb and noun. Examples of how to use severe in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
English severe definition
- Very bad or intense.
- 2012 January 1, Donald Worster, “A Drier and Hotter Future”, in American Scientist, volume 100, number 1, page 70:
- Phoenix and Lubbock are both caught in severe drought, and it is going to get much worse. We may see many such [dust] storms in the decades ahead, along with species extinctions, radical disturbance of ecosystems, and intensified social conflict over land and water. Welcome to the Anthropocene, the epoch when humans have become a major geological and climatic force.
- Strict or harsh.
- a severe taskmaster
- Sober, plain in appearance, austere.
- a severe old maiden aunt
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- severe in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- severe in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- severe at OneLook Dictionary Search
Esperanto severe definition
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Latin severe definition
- severe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- severe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- severe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
Serbo-Croatian severe definition
severe (Cyrillic spelling севере)