Definition of Harsh in English :
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Harsh meaning in English
Meaning of Harsh in English
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Harsh pronunciation in English
Pronounce Harsh in Englishsee synonyms of harsh
1. harsh, rough
Example Sentences:'wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus''the nomad life is rough and hazardous'
disagreeable to the senses
Example Sentences:'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. coarse, harsh
of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
Example Sentences:'coarse meal''coarse sand''a coarse weave'
4. harsh, rough
unkind or cruel or uncivil
Example Sentences:'had harsh words''a harsh and unlovable old tyrant''a rough answer'
Example Sentences:'a harsh penalty'
6. abrasive, harsh
sharply disagreeable; rigorous
Example Sentences:'the harsh facts of court delays''an abrasive character'
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