Shrillness and Severity


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Shrillness noun – The quality of being sharp or harsh to the senses.
Severity and shrillness are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Severity" instead a noun "Shrillness".
Nearby Words: shrill, shrilling
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Severity noun – The quality or state of being demanding or unyielding (as in discipline or criticism).
Shrillness and severity are semantically related. You can use "Shrillness" instead a noun "Severity".
Nearby Words: severe, sever, severely, severally
Synonyms for Severity
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Severity and Shrillness. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 24, from
Shrillness & Severity. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jul. 2021. <>.
Severity or Shrillness. 2016. Accessed July 24, 2021.

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