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    harsh

    harsh - Dictionary definition and meaning for word harsh

    Definition
    (adj) unpleasantly stern
    Synonyms : rough
    Example Sentence
    • wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
    • the nomad life is rough and hazardous
    Definition
    (adj) disagreeable to the senses
    Example Sentence
    • the harsh cry of a blue jay
    • harsh cognac
    • the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    • harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway
    Definition
    (adj) of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
    Synonyms : coarse
    Example Sentence
    • coarse meal
    • coarse sand
    • a coarse weave
    Definition
    (adj) unkind or cruel or uncivil
    Synonyms : rough
    Example Sentence
    • had harsh words
    • a harsh and unlovable old tyrant
    • a rough answer
    Definition
    (adj) severe
    Example Sentence
    • a harsh penalty
    Definition
    (adj) sharply disagreeable; rigorous
    Synonyms : abrasive
    Example Sentence
    • the harsh facts of court delays
    • an abrasive character
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