What is another word for harsh?182 synonyms found
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)
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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)
courteous, facile, flexible, sunny, pleasant, bright, easy, gentle, kind, polite, low, soft, moderate, smooth, cheerful, bland, mild.
charming, pleasurable, becoming, patient, delectable, calm, luscious, painless, relaxing, gratifying, palatable, compliant, accepting, compromising, cultured, softened, complaisant, amiable, artful, delicious, gracious, elegant, polished, yielding, peaceful, restful, hospitable, beautiful, sweet, undemanding, honeyed, luxurious, graceful, amenable, reposeful, lenient, reasonable, livable, jolly, comely, calming, acquiescent, subdued, welcome, saccharine, pliable, dulcet, attractive, cheery, acceptable, refined, grateful, satisfying, seemly, responsive, pleasing, forbearing, delightful, dreamy, comforting, aesthetic, pliant, survivable, appealing, Easeful, nice, allowable, Nectared, willing, laid-back, felicitous, congenial.
- nasty, abusive
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