Severe - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 26/05/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Severe.

5 letter answer(s) to severe

ACUTE
  1. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  2. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  3. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  4. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  5. 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"
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
HARSH
  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"
STERN
  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)

10 letter answer(s) to severe

ASTRINGENT
  1. tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
  2. sour or bitter in taste
  3. Severe
  4. a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

7 letter answer(s) to severe

AUSTERE
  1. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something 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"
  2. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  3. severely simple;
  4. Uadorned
  5. Without ornamentation

3 letter answer(s) to severe

BAD
  1. feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase"
  2. capable of harming; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you"
  3. physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
  4. very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
  5. very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it"
  6. 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"
  7. with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "th

6 letter answer(s) to severe

STRICT
  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"

9 letter answer(s) to severe

STRINGENT
  1. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

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Address otherwise neat Spartan
Allowing no deviation
Already turned
Angle type
Ascetic scoffed about American soldiers
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Back being serious
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Bare-bones
Bark back
Before led by person from Vienna, say, not half serious
Binding disc inside inserted tube
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Demanding
Deserving a spanking
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Dog-scolding word
Draconian
Evil
Extremely rare to have name removed from novelist's grave
Faithful man of God admits brief deception
Far from soft
Finger-wagging
Firm
Forbidding
George Thorogood stutter
Gold head of Nabokov removed from novelist's grave
Good, in street talk
Good, in the 'hood
Grating
Grave
Grim - a US tree
Grim - USA tree
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Grimly serious
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Hard on the ears
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Hard-nosed
Hardly luxurious
Harmful
Harsh
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Howard of morning radio
Howard of satellite radio
Ill-behaved
Ill-done
Inclement
Inflexible about rules
Inflexible part of ship?
Initially, Alexander's charming
Intense
Iron-fisted
It's never right
Keen
Lacking comforts
Less than 90
Less than 90 degrees
Less than right
Less than right?
Letters from schoolmaster never enforcing discipline
Life-threatening
Like a 45
Like an unfiltered cigare
Like arctic winters
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Like winters in the Arcti
Lousy
Misbehaving
Mischievous
Mischievous goddess keeps copper keen
Narrow
Naughty
No longer edible
Nonfunctioning
Not chronic
Observing exact rules
Obtuse's opposite
Of poor quality
One American tree shattered grave
One-star
Opposite of soft
Penetrating
Perceptive
Piercing
Poor book promotion
Poor brandy is regularly thrown away
Pressing
Quite sharp
Raspy
Really good pop group ditching name
Rear
Rear (of a ship)
Rear of a galley
Rear of a ship
Rear small bird
Reprimand to a dog
Rigid back
Rigidly enforced
Rigorous
Rigorous Detective Inspector leaving area
Rigorous testing starts to reveal necessary changes
Rotten
Rough recipe to stuff meat dish
Rowboat's rear
Rudder's locale
Rudder's place
Rudder's spot
Rule out treasure being scattered in grave
Savage
Scolding word
Scolding word to a dog
Sea, true, is rough and harsh
Sent rating out for bitter
Serious reduction in hospital department
Severe in manner
Severe laceration seen in hospital department
Severe reduction in A & E
Severe resistance encountered in Scottish idiot
Severe; rear
Severely simple
Sharp
Sharp as a tack
Ship's rear
Skin tightener
Slutty
Small aquatic bird in rear of vessel
Small bird is back
Sour tasting
Spartan
Spoiled
Stern
Stern leader of regiment entering mess
Strict
Strict Republican covered by gun
Strident
Stringent
Stuffing rook into pot is cruel
Time Her Maj should enter a service sober
Unaccommodating
Unbending
Uncompromising
Uncompromising way religious teaching gets to court
Uncooperative
Under terrible strain, fellow is bitter
Unduly severe
Unpleasantly rough
Unpleasantly stern
Unsmiling
Unyielding
Urgent
Very perceptive
Violinist Isaac
Well-tuned
Wicked
Word to a dog

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