harsh (Meaning)

Wordnet

harsh (s)

unpleasantly stern

unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses

unkind or cruel or uncivil

severe

sharply disagreeable; rigorous

Wordnet

harsh (a)

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

Webster

harsh (a.)

Rough; disagreeable; grating

disagreeable to the touch.

disagreeable to the taste.

disagreeable to the ear.

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

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

harsh Sentence Examples

  1. The harsh wind whipped against their faces, threatening to knock them over.
  2. The harsh light of the midday sun made her squint and shield her eyes.
  3. The harsh words of the critic left a deep wound in his pride.
  4. The harsh chemicals burned his skin, causing it to blister and peel.
  5. The harsh reality of their situation weighed heavily on their minds.
  6. The harsh environment had forced them to adapt or perish.
  7. The harsh treatment she had endured left an enduring mark on her psyche.
  8. The harsh laws were meant to deter crime, but often only served to punish the innocent.
  9. The harsh weather conditions made it impossible to continue their journey.
  10. The harsh truth was that their dreams were simply not achievable.

FAQs About the word harsh

unpleasantly stern, unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses, of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles,

severe, grim,tough, brutal, hard, oppressive, cruel, rough, searing, unpleasant

pleasant, luxurious, friendly, soft, luxurious, comfortable, soft, friendly, comfortable,easy

The harsh wind whipped against their faces, threatening to knock them over.

The harsh light of the midday sun made her squint and shield her eyes.

The harsh words of the critic left a deep wound in his pride.

The harsh chemicals burned his skin, causing it to blister and peel.