Severity Definition

sə-vĕrĭ-tē
severities
noun
severities
The quality or condition of being severe.
Webster's New World
Something severe, as a punishment.
Webster's New World
Severity is being strict or harsh.
An example of severity is a teenager being punished for coming home five minutes past their curfew.
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Antonyms:
other
The level assigned to an intrusion incident.
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Other Word Forms of Severity

Noun

Singular:
severity
Plural:
severities

Origin of Severity

  • From Latin severus (“severe, serious, grave in demeanor").

    From Wiktionary

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