Meaning of HARSH in English

adj. 25B6; adjective

a harsh voice : GRATING, jarring, rasping, strident, raucous, brassy, discordant, unharmonious, unmelodious; screeching, shrill; rough, coarse, hoarse, gruff, croaky.

harsh colours : GLARING, bright, dazzling; loud, garish, gaudy, lurid, bold.

his harsh rule over them : CRUEL, savage, barbarous, despotic, dictatorial, tyrannical, tyrannous; ruthless, merciless, pitiless, relentless, unmerciful; severe, strict, intolerant, illiberal; hard-hearted, heartless, unkind, inhuman, inhumane.

they took harsh measures to end the crisis : SEVERE, stringent, firm, stiff, hard, stern, rigorous, grim, uncompromising; punitive, cruel, brutal.

harsh words : RUDE, discourteous, uncivil, impolite; unfriendly, sharp, bitter, abusive, unkind, disparaging; abrupt, brusque, curt, gruff, short, surly, offhand.

harsh conditions : AUSTERE, grim, spartan, hard, comfortless, inhospitable, stark, bleak, desolate.

a harsh winter : HARD, severe, cold, bitter, bleak, freezing, icy; arctic, polar, Siberian.

harsh cream cleaners : ABRASIVE, strong, caustic; coarse, rough.

soft, subdued, kind, friendly, comfortable, balmy, mild.

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