Word:

Harsh

Pronunciation: härsh
a.1.Rough; disagreeable; grating
2.Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.
Clarence is so harsh, so blunt.
- Shak.
3.(Painting, Drawing, etc.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.
Adj.1.harsh - unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
Synonyms: rough
2.harsh - 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.harsh - extremely unkind or cruel; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"
4.harsh - severe; "a harsh penalty"
5.harsh - 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"
6.harsh - sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
Synonyms: abrasive
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