Definitions for harshhɑrʃ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. harsh, rough(adj)

    unpleasantly stern

    "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"

  2. harsh(adj)

    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. coarse, harsh(adj)

    of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

    "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"

  4. harsh, rough(adj)

    unkind or cruel or uncivil

    "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer"

  5. harsh(adj)

    severe

    "a harsh penalty"

  6. harsh, abrasive(adj)

    sharply disagreeable; rigorous

    "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. harsh(Verb)

    To negatively criticize.

    Quit harshing me already, I said that I was sorry!

  2. harsh(Verb)

    to put a damper on (a mood).

    Dude, you're harshing my buzz.

  3. harsh(Adjective)

    Unpleasantly rough to the touch or other senses.

  4. harsh(Adjective)

    Severe or cruel.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Harsh(adj)

    rough; disagreeable; grating

  2. Harsh(adj)

    disagreeable to the touch

  3. Harsh(adj)

    disagreeable to the taste

  4. Harsh(adj)

    disagreeable to the ear

  5. Harsh(adj)

    unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough

  6. Harsh(adj)

    having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony

  7. Origin: [OE. harsk; akin to G. harsch, Dan. harsk rancid, Sw. hrsk; from the same source as E. hard. See Hard, a.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'harsh' in Adjectives Frequency: #687


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