Words and phrases that have a meaning related to harsh:   (248 results)

Often used in the same context:
brutal, cruel, unforgiving, unkind, tough, bitter, rough, lenient, unpleasant, severe, draconian, nasty, bleak, merciless, strident, stinging, scathing, savage, bad, blunt, extreme, withering, caustic, dire, inhospitable, hellish, milder, terrible, dreadful, sterner, unfriendly, horrendous, stiff, vicious, grim, spiteful, kinder, stark, punitive, stormy, cold, gloomy, painful, austere, unflattering, chilly, uncongenial, atrocious, toughened, miserable, undiplomatic, oppressive, dismissive, temperate, chilling, fierce, horrible, appalling, horrid, vitriolic, favorable, forceful, stringent, difficult, unfair, intemperate, inhumane, restrictive, brusk, bluntest, scornful, belligerant, unsympathetic, unfavorable, hurtful, pitiless, callous, strict, vehement, unmerciful, damning, abrasive, condemnatory, heavy, chastening, humiliating, repressive, dreary, onerous, unsavory, torturous, gentler, ugly, unwelcoming, unsporting, brusque, uncomplimentary, sobering, heartless, forgiving, poor, unaccommodating, absenteeism, addiction, adhesions, adhesive, affec, affection, affections, alcoholism, alveolar, anger, anxiety, bereavement, beryllium, cannula, catheter, chd, corneal, crt, dependency, deprivations, harsher, harshest, stern, mildest, deprecatory, menacing, unkindly, censorious, inhuman, kindlier, noncommittal

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., acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, animadversion, belabor, belabour, bitter, bitterness, blare, blaring, blister, blistering, cacophony, cactus wren, caustic, censure, clamor, comfort woman, concentration camp, critic, croak, croaking, croup, cutting, dim, din, discipline, discord, discordance, dissonate, draconian, easy, edged, euphonious, gentle, grate, grating, gratingly, gravel, gravelly, griffon, grinding, gruff, harshen, harshly, harshness, heavy metal, hoarse, husky, inquisitor, interrogator, in time, jarring, language, lessened, masterless, mince, mitigate, moderate, modify, quack, rasping, raspingly, raspy, raucous, raw, roaster, rough, roughness, scald, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, screak, screamer, screech, sharp, sharp-worded, skreak, skreigh, slavery, snoring, soft-spoken, soften, sounding, spasmodic laryngitis, squawk, stinging, stockade, strident, subdued, sulfurous, sulphurous, tart, uncharitable, unforgiving, unjustifiably, venomous, virulent, vitriolic, whip, wire-haired pointing griffon

abrasive, brutal, cruel, disagreeable, hard, heavy, rigorous, rough, unkind, unpleasant

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— Nouns for harsh: words, treatment, conditions, voice, realities reality, measures, criticism, environment, word, light, more...

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Book See harsh used in context: 4 rhymes, 29 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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