adjective, se·ver·er, se·ver·est.
Origin of severe
Synonyms for severe
Antonyms for severe
Examples from the Web for unsevere
Historical Examples of unsevere
"He thought too much of himself and too little of other people," Little Ann summed him up in her unsevere, reasonable voice.T. Tembarom
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Word Origin for severe
1540s, from Middle French severe (12c., Modern French sévère) or directly from Latin severus "serious, grave, strict, austere" (see severity). From 1660s with reference to styles or tastes; from 1725 of diseases.