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HARSH





Definition:

  1. [adjective] unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
    Synonyms: rough

  2. [adjective] 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"

  3. [adjective] extremely unkind or cruel; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"

  4. [adjective] severe; "a harsh penalty"

  5. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: brutal, cruel, rigorous, unkind

  6. [adjective] sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
    Synonyms: abrasive

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