Translation of severity in Spanish:


severidad, n.


Pronunciation /sɪˈvɛrɪti//səˈvɛrədi/


  • 1

    • 1.1(strictness, harshness)

      severidad feminine
      the severity of the winter el rigor / la severidad del invierno
      • Other measures will have to be used depending on the severity and type of problem.
      • But his severity made him unpopular with the boys and he was passed over for promotion.
      • Magistrates told Lawrence that the severity of the offences could warrant a custodial term.
      • The severity and frequency of weather conditions were to blame for the financial situation.
      • After two or three days of illness, pains of extraordinary severity develop.

    • 1.2(austerity)

      austeridad feminine

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (of illness, injury) gravedad feminine
      (of pain) intensidad feminine

    • 2.2(of test, examination)

      lo difícil