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  • nounasperity
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Synonyms for severity

noun asperity
  • harshness
  • acerbity
  • austerity
  • cruelty
  • grimness
  • hardheartedness
  • hardness
  • rigor
  • sharpness
  • sternness
  • strictness
  • unkindness

Antonyms for severity

  • gentility
  • kindness
  • mildness
  • pity
  • softness
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noun. intensity
  • fierceness
  • forcefulness
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austerity

noun. grimness, barrenness

classicism

noun. simple style; regularity, restraint

cruelty

noun. brutality, harshness

degree

noun. unit of measurement

degrees

noun. unit of measurement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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