Definition Of severer


(of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense.

In all animals, retinal light damage was the most severe when intense light exposure began during the dark period.

strict or harsh.

Judge Openshaw said: ‘These are, in our judgment, disgraceful offences which deserve severe punishment.’

very plain in style or appearance.

she wore another severe suit, gray this time

Example Of severer

  • A girl died from a severe asthma attack that may have been triggered by bullying, an inquest heard.

  • A girl in a rather severe suit wanted to see his driver's licence as proof of identity.

  • After their crushing victory over Limerick, Tipperary were expected to provide Kerry with a severe test.

  • And Jewell knows he is now facing up to a severe test of his managerial skills as Wigan aim to set off on a winning run.

  • Animals that fly in the air have still other similarities dictated by the severe demands of flight.

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