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Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The quality of being harsh.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The quality or state of being harsh.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The quality or condition of being harsh.
  • n. Synonyms Asperity, etc. (see acrimony); austerity, churlishness, rigor, roughness, bluntness, hardness, sternness, cruelty, rudeness; discordance, dissonance.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. excessive sternness
  • n. the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
  • n. the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
  • n. the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Words with the same meaning
    acrimony    tartness    roughness    sternness    asperity    hardness    cruelty    crudity    crudeness    unkindness   
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    Words that are found in similar contexts
    rudeness    hardness    severity    coldness    sternness    cruelty    barbarity    roughness    ferocity    haughtiness