Definitions of harsh:
  • adjective:   extremely unkind or cruel
    Example: "Had harsh words"
  • adjective:   unpleasantly stern
    Example: "Wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"
  • adjective:   disagreeable to the senses
    Example: "The harsh cry of a blue jay"
  • adjective:   sharply disagreeable; rigorous
    Example: "The harsh facts of court delays"
  • adjective:   severe
    Example: "A harsh penalty"
  • adjective:   used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering
    Example: "A harsh climate"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9962)

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