What is another word for harsh?
Pronunciation:[ h_ˈɑː_ʃ], [ hˈɑːʃ], [ hˈɑːʃ]
Table of ContentsSimilar words for harsh:
- conflicting (adjective)
- critical (adjective)
- depressing (adjective)
- difficult (adjective)
- discordant (adjective)
- nasty, abusive (adjective)
- rough, crude (to the senses) (adjective)
- severe (adjective)
- shrill (adjective)
- other relevant words
- other synonyms
Definition for Harsh:
- Rough to the touch, taste, or ear; rugged; grating; discordant; austere; peevish; severe; unfeeling.
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sharp, stark, fierce, ruthless, grim, challenging, hardline, hostile, heavy, tight, onerous, hawkish, harrowing, callous, rude, relentless, rugged, unforgiving, hard-fought, strenuous, inclement, dire, vicious, savage, crude, acrimonious, stressful, brutish, restrictive, painstaking, ferocious, distressing, cruelty, damning, intense, aggressive, grave, virulent, burdensome, unbleached, abrupt, exacting, inhumane, crippling, hardened, appalling, unrelenting, dura, coarse, demanding, precarious, raw, disagreeable, unfavourable, stringency, daunting, uphill, critical, inhuman, unpleasant, implacable, rigourous, strong-worded, unfavorable, acute, hard-shelled, gruesome, barbaric, formidable, expensive, miserable, wicked, brute, horrific, hardworking, deplorable, troublesome, dreadful, horrendous, rigour, barbarous, horrible, disciplined, sad, dramatic, nasty, thorough, steep, unfriendly, costly, forceful, lenient, agonizing, ponderous.
Antonyms for Harsh:
considerate, inexact, compassionate, giving, wonderful, sympathetic, friendly, agreeable, merciful, tolerant, good.
rough, crude (to the senses)
sunny, polite, facile, smooth, mild, courteous, bright, low, calm, soft, gentle, kind, nice, pleasing, pliant, pliable, cheerful, peaceful, flexible, pleasant, bland, yielding, easy, moderate.
cheery, nice, jolly, congenial, amiable, reposeful, honeyed, reasonable, subdued, compromising, responsive, comely, elegant, refined, satisfying, hospitable, dreamy, luxurious, undemanding, delectable, allowable, good, amenable, cultured, friendly, complaisant, attractive, peaceful, pliable, pleasing, acquiescent, forbearing, survivable, restful, pliant, polished, charming, accepting, appealing, relaxing, aesthetic, acceptable, compliant, calm, tolerant, gracious, seemly, Nectared, becoming, felicitous, grateful, delightful, dulcet, willing, lenient, sweet, gratifying, saccharine, painless, calming, yielding, laid-back, welcome, comforting, artful, palatable, softened, Easeful, graceful, livable, beautiful, luscious, delicious, pleasurable, patient, merciful.
- nasty, abusive
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