Definition Of severe
(of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense.
a severe shortage of technicians
strict or harsh.
the charges would have warranted a severe sentence
very plain in style or appearance.
she wore another severe suit, gray this time
Example Of severe
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 all, the one to whom he said this had apparently committed a crime that deserved the most severe punishment available, crucifixion.
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.