Hard, harsh, or severe in manner or character:
Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
The definition of gross is something that is foul, crude or very bad.
Gloomy and somber:
Just sufficient; mere:
Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive:
The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
Hard to capture; able to resist and endure attack
Not complicated; simple
Too strong to the taste; bitter
Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute
Having nothing to carry; unburdened.
(Informal) Thrown or batted hard or with great speed
Find another word for starker. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for starker, like: sterner, severer, purer, grosser, completer, bleaker, barer, cruder, blunter, tenser and stronger.