Severeness - definition

noun

- used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (syn: badness, severity)
- something hard to endure (syn: asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severity)
- extreme plainness (syn: austereness, severity)
- excessive sternness (syn: hardness, harshness, inclemency, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, severity, stiffness)
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