Harsh synonyms

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Inharmonious
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The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
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(Rare) Embittered; having a sour disposition or nature.
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Cold and forbidding
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Not in harmony; dissonant; clashing
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Harsh and rasping
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Having lost facility through lack of practice
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(Now rare) Discordant; harsh; contrary; unreasonable. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
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Not consonant; not in harmony or agreement; discordant
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Inharmonious
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Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
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The definition of crude is something rudimentary, undefined or undeveloped, or behavior that is impolite and improper.
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The definition of coarse is something that has large particles, poor quality, a rough texture or something that is in bad taste.
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Having crags
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Causing abrasion
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Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
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Containing, consisting of, or producing harsh, unpleasant or discordant sounds.
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The definition of dissonant is things that don't go well together or things that are not harmonious.
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(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
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That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
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Loudly demanding or complaining
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Broken so that fissures appear on the surface:
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Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice.
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Not in agreement, especially in musical pitch
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Inharmonious
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Loud and shrill enough to hurt the ears:
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Inharmonious
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(Pathology) That which is relating to stridor.
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Not physical balanced; not having physical equilibrium.
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The definition of noisy is a loud person, thing or activity.
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Not glossy; matte:
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Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
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Inharmonious
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Deficient in melody; not tuneful.
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Not musical: unmelodic.
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Not quite in accord with what is normal, fitting, etc.
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Inharmonious
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Of two things: impossible to coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
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Hoarse; harsh:
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Not pleasant or acceptable; unattractive.
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Not civilized; barbarous
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Stiff, rather than flexible.
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Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort:
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Lacking in shade; undiminished:
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(Of clothing, decorations, etc.) Having unpleasantly and tastelessly contrasting colours or patterns; gaudy.
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Producing a sharp, high-pitched tone or sound:
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Not grateful; not expressing gratitude; a dissatisfied person.
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The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
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The definition of resolute is being firm and unwavering in your convictions.
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Acerbic is defined as language or actions which are hostile or sharp.
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Having an acid quality; sour; acidulous.
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Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish.
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Sharp, bitter, stinging, or irritating to the taste or smell
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Angry, acid, and sharp in delivering argumentative replies: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.
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Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
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A substance or preparation, such as alum, that draws together or constricts body tissues, resulting in decreased flow of blood or other secretions.
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Showing strict self-discipline and self-denial; ascetic
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Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
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Having a rough and frank but affable manner
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Slow to perceive, understand, or feel; dull or insensitive:
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The definition of brazen is shameless, or overly bold or loud, or made of brass.
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Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.
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Lacking the ability to reason
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Severe
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Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
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(Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
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Severe
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Causing, or of a kind to cause, pain, distress, etc.
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Short or concise.
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Made unfit for habitation or use; laid waste; neglected; destroyed.
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Impolite; lacking consideration for others
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The opposite of harmonious; lacking harmony.
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Severe
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Exceedingly harsh; very severe:
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Acting with force; having a strong or violent effect; severe; harsh; extreme
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(Scots) Sharp and biting.
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Extremely powerful or destructive:
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Staring in a fierce, angry manner
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(UK, slang) disgusting; gross
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Harsh; rasping
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(Archaic) Unmercifully severe in temper or action.
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Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
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Not harmonious; discordant, in conflict, etc.
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Not urbane; crude; unpolished
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Ignoble; base:
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Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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Producing a sharp sensation of taste or smell; acrid
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Rasping; grating
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Not relenting; harsh; pitiless
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Able to resist the absorption of liquid, esp. water, to a limited extent
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Causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting.
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Severe; intense; inclement; as, a rigorous winter.
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Having or showing no pity; merciless; relentless
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Searing; withering; harsh or caustic
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Of ancient Sparta or its people or culture
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The definition of stark is something harsh or barren in appearance.
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The definition of stern is someone who is very serious or strict.
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Severe in discipline.
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Constricted; tight:
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The definition of truculent is rude speech or writing or a cruel person who likes to fight.
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Unfair or unkind:
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Not kind
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Not stopping, relaxing, or slackening; incessant; persistent
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Sour, like vinegar
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Harshness, bitterness, or severity; as, acerbity of temper, of language, of pain.
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Severity; rigor.
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The definition of cacophony means sounds that are loud, and irritating and out of tune.
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(Genetics) The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.
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The quality of being harsh.
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Something that is inclement
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The quality of being mordacious; biting severity, or sarcastic quality.
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A shivering or trembling, as in the chill preceding a fever
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Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
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1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
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The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
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(Of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity.
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Having a fine texture:
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Gentle in action or motion; easy.
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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Characterized by peace; free from disturbance or disorder; calm; quiet; tranquil
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(Archaic) Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Characterized by rugged, sharp, or coarse features.
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Hard; rigid; unyielding; inflexible
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Unevenly cut; having the texture of something so cut.
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Uneven; rough; jagged
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Rough with bristles or hair; shaggy.
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(Figuratively) harsh; unmusical
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Not smooth or level:
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No longer wet:
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Harsh and irritating:
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Making squawking sounds.
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Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
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Difficult to endure; severe; harsh:
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Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
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Sternly obstinate; unyielding:
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Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
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Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
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Having a noticeably sharp pungent taste or smell
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Unusually lucky:
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Causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort
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Very sharp; keen:
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Barbarous or ignorant
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Making difficult or irksome demands on a person's resources, patience, energy, etc.
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