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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word severe:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. severe: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. severe: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. severe: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. severe: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. severe: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. severe: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Severe, severe: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. severe: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. severe: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  10. severe: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. severe: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. severe: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. severe: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. severe: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. Severe: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Severe: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. severe: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. severe: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. severe, svre: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. severe: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. severe: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. severe: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. severe: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. Severe, severe: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. severe: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. severe: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  27. severe: Wordnik [home, info]
  28. severe: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  29. Severe: Wordnik [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. severe: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. severe: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. severe: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. severe: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. severe: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (severe)

adjective:  unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment ("A parent severe to the pitch of hostility- H.G.Wells")
adjective:  intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality ("Severe pain")
adjective:  very bad in degree or extent ("A severe worldwide depression")
adjective:  severely simple
adjective:  very strong or vigorous ("A severe blow")
adjective:  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm ("A severe case of pneumonia")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #17999)

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Words similar to severe:   austere, dangerous, grave, grievous, hard, harsh, knockout, serious, severely, severeness, severer, severest, severity, spartan, stark, stern, strict, terrible, wicked, acute, more...

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