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Harsh meaning

harsh - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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"
  2. 2. Rough; disagreeable; grating
  3. 3. disagreeable to the touch.
  4. 4. disagreeable to the taste.
  5. 5. disagreeable to the ear.
  6. 6. Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.
  7. 7. Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.
  8. 8. Rough; bitter; severe.

harsh - examples of usage

  1. War makes many harsh things necessary." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. The tone in which he spoke Mary's name was harsh. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. In the meantime the hair becomes dry and harsh and the animal falls off considerably in weight. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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