Synonyms for severity

Synonyms for (noun) severity

Synonyms: rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severeness, severity, inclemency, hardness, harshness, stiffness

Definition: excessive sternness

Usage: severity of character; the harshness of his punishment was inhuman; the rigors of boot camp

Similar words: sternness, strictness

Definition: uncompromising resolution

Synonyms: severeness, severity, austereness

Definition: extreme plainness

Similar words: plainness

Definition: the appearance of being plain and unpretentious

Synonyms: asperity, severeness, severity, hardship, grimness, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness

Definition: something hard to endure

Usage: the asperity of northern winters

Similar words: difficultness, difficulty

Definition: the quality of being difficult

Usage: they agreed about the difficulty of the climb

Synonyms: badness, severeness, severity

Definition: used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather

Similar words: intensity, intensiveness

Definition: high level or degree; the property of being intense

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