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Definition of "severer" [severer]

  • Comparative form of severe: more severe (adjective)

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Use "severer" in a sentence
  • "Relieved only by the foliage that is finely massed against them, the great blank spaces of the "Walled City" recall the severer side of Mediterranean architecture, just as their gorgeously ornate portals, towers and domes speak of its warmth and color."
  • "The greater in proportion to the number of people, the number of soldiers is, the severer is the judgement."
  • "Certainly it is an indication of the goodness which he once possessed, because it is only by the light of a spark of goodness that the darkness of sin can be perceived; and the more the conscience has been enlightened the severer is the reaction when it is outraged."