Associations to the word «Harsh»


HARSH, adjective. Unpleasantly rough to the touch or other senses.
HARSH, adjective. Severe or cruel.
HARSH, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To negatively criticize.
HARSH, verb. (transitive) (slang) to put a damper on (a mood).
HARSH ONE'S MELLOW, verb. To spoil one's good mood or to annoy.

Dictionary definition

HARSH, adjective. Unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous".
HARSH, adjective. 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".
HARSH, adjective. Of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave".
HARSH, adjective. Unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer".
HARSH, adjective. Severe; "a harsh penalty".
HARSH, adjective. Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.