"the asperity of northern winters"
"severity of character"
"the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"
"the rigors of boot camp"
The excessive intellectual severity of one style is the counterpart of the excessive lyric relaxation of the other.
出自： M. Schorer
Zeus punished Prometheus with terrible severity.
出自： K. Lines
A disorder which ranges in severity from mild compulsions..to..total disablement.
出自： A. Storr