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severity

noun [U]  /səˈver·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
the quality of being very unkind or unpleasant: The severity of her comments surprised everyone.
the quality of being extremely painful, difficult, etc.: You can’t imagine the severity of the heat here during the summer.
Translations of “severity”
in Korean 혹독, 심각…
in Arabic صرامة, قَسوة…
in Portuguese gravidade, rigor…
in Catalan severitat, gravetat, rigor…
in Japanese 厳格さ, ひどさ, 重症度…
in Italian severità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的, 嚴重…
in Russian серьезность, строгость…
in Turkish ciddiyet, sertlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的, 严重…
in Polish surowość…
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