Part of speech:
Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Lacking polish or finesse:
Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.
Closely enforced or rigidly maintained
Hard; severe; unyielding; strict
Severe or unmitigated; harsh or grim:
Distasteful or unpleasant
Made up of hard, angular particles, as sand
Extremely difficult to perform or endure; trying:
Mean; malicious; ill-humored
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult
The definition of hoarse is something that sounds rough or husky.
Stern, strict, or demanding:
The definition of gruff is something harsh sounding, or someone who is abrupt and short-tempered.
Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute
The definition of cruel is someone or something that deliberately causes pain or suffering.
Hard to impress or penetrate.
The definition of bitter is having a harsh and disagreeable taste or something that is hard to bear.
Having lost effervescence or sparkle:
Cold and cutting; harsh
Hard to convince or influence; stubborn
Not extreme in any way; moderate; temperate
Having an easy, gentle, flowing rhythm or sound
Weak or delicate; not strong or vigorous; esp., not able to endure hardship, as because of easy living
The definition of kind is warm, generous or sympathetic.
Having or showing good manners; esp., courteous, considerate, tactful, etc.
Kind and considerate
Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.
Ill-mannered, discourteous, or insulting:
Sharp or keen to the senses; harshly vivid:
Clamorous and insistent:
(Informal) Thrown or batted hard or with great speed
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