Severity and Softness


Severity noun - The quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism).
Usage example: even though no one expected the film to be a hit with the critics, the director was taken aback by the severity of the criticism

Softness is an antonym for severity in asperity topic.

Nearby Words: severe, sever, severely, severally


Softness noun - The quality or state of lacking strength of will or character.

Severity is an antonym for softness.

Nearby Words: soft, soften, softly, softening
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