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  Words related to harsh

Related / Similar Words: abrasive, brutal, cruel, rigorous, unkind, rough

 

Definition:
  • sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character";
  • used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters";
  • severe; "a harsh penalty";
  • extremely unkind or cruel; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant";
  • unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous";
  • disagreeable to the senses; "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";

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    Anagrams: Sarah, Asarh

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: ashpër   Chinese: 苛刻  
    Croatian: grub   Dutch: ruw  
    Finnish: tyly   French: dur  
    German: (1)rauh   Greek: σκληρός  
    Italian: (1)ruvido   Japanese: 粗い  
    Korean: 가혹한   Latin: durus  
    Polish: szorstki   Portuguese: áspero  
    Russian: жестковатый   Spanish: áspero  
     
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