Severe - Crossword Clue

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  1. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  2. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  3. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  4. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  5. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
  1. Uadorned
  2. Without ornamentation
  3. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
  4. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  5. severely simple;
  1. not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
  2. that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good"
  3. nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
  4. below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
  5. not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
  6. Not good
  7. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
  8. (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"
  9. not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"
  10. reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill"
  1. sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
  2. severe; "a harsh penalty"
  3. unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer"
  4. unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
  5. disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
  6. of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
  1. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  2. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  3. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
  4. severely simple;
  5. the rear part of a ship
  6. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  7. United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  1. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  2. rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"
  3. characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
  4. incapable of compromise or flexibility
  5. (of rules) stringently enforced; "hard-and-fast rules"
  1. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/10/2019 9:00am

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