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severe

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adjective

P. and V. τραχύς, πικρός, σκληρός, σχέτλιος, ἀγνώμων, βαρύς, Ar. and P. χαλεπός; see cruel.

take severe measures against: P. νεώτερόν τι ποιεῖν (εἰς, acc.); see violent.

of looks: P. and V. σκυθρωπός, V. στυγνός.

solemn: P. and V. σεμνός.

stubbornly contested: P. καρτερός, ἰσχυρός.

of natural phenomena: use P. and V. μέγας.

of weather: Ar. and P. χαλεπός.

a severe season: P. χαλεπὴ ὥρα (Plato, Protagoras 344D).

hard to bear: P. and V. οὐκ ἀνεκτός, P. ἀφόρητος, V. δύσοιστος, δύσφορος, ἄφερτος; see intolerable.

terrible: P. and V. δεινός.

grievous: P. and V. βαρύς; grievous.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

sĕvērē: adv., v. 1, severus. A.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

sĕvērē¹⁰ (severus), sévèrement, gravement, rigoureusement, durement : Cic. Fin. 2, 24 ; Mur. 42, etc. || severius Cic. Att. 10, 12, 3 ; severissime Cic. Off. 1, 71.

Latin > German (Georges)

sevērē, Adv. m. Compar. u. Superl. (severus), ernstlich, ernsthaft, streng (Ggstz. remisse, familiariter et hilare, per ridiculum), Cic. u.a.