Mr blue
Corona virus has lost its severity
Can any one tell me the correct noun that descrip how much virus is dangerous or deadly.
Is "severity or acutness" sound formal? Like "Corona virus has lost its severity"
May 31, 2020 9:21 PM
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"Severity" describes the level of badness (intensity) of a situation. For example:

The virus was not severe so they were able to save him.
The severity of the virus was too great for him to recover.
The severity of coronavirus has decreased/increased.
The fire was so severe that it burnt down the entire city.
The plane had a sever computer failure causing it to crash.

Acuteness wouldn't be used here.
May 31, 2020
you can say
severity, fatalness, infectiousness, ferocity, virulence.
but I think severity is the best daily used word. The medical and science professions might say other words.
like pathogenicity or virulence.
virulence would be describing a virus although laymen use if for other things.
May 31, 2020
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