Western economic sanctions have not brought the clerical house down, but they have severely reduced investment, credit, and trade.
Unfortunately, even after severely limiting its number of potential streaming viewers, ABC online was unable to deliver.
He told me that the Ukrainian spirit had been severely humiliated.
1540s, from Middle French severe (12c., Modern French sévère) or directly from Latin severus "serious, grave, strict, austere" (see severity). From 1660s with reference to styles or tastes; from 1725 of diseases.