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harsh meaning

EN[-ɑː(ɹ)ʃ]
WHarsh
  • Harsh may refer to:
  • Harsh noise, a genre of noise music
  • Harsh voice, the production of speech sounds with a constricted laryngeal cavity
  • Harsh (હર્ષ) Hindi and Gujarati meaning Happiness(ખુશી)

    Definition of harsh in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGharshesPRharshingPT, PPharshed
    1. VI SLA To negatively criticize.
      1. Quit harshing me already, I said that I was sorry!
    2. VT SLA to put a damper on (a mood).
      1. Dude, you're harshing my buzz.
  • AdjectiveCOMharsherSUPharshest
    1. Unpleasantly rough to the touch or other senses.
      1. Severe or cruel.
        1. Great news for City, but the result was harsh on Neil Warnock's side who gave as good as they got even though the odds were stacked against them.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • On balance, it was harsh on Hearts, who had given as good as they got against their more-fancied opponents, who, despite not being at full strength, fielded a multi-million pound team.
        • When young people first leave home, they often get into financial trouble living beyond their means. It is then that they start to learn some of the harsh realities of life.
        • You have a combination of exceptionally dry, cold air — which indoor heating makes even drier — overbathing and use of harsh soaps,” which can strip the skin of its moisture, he said. “s.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • If the government doesn't tighten the money supply, inflation is certain to be harsh.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          5. en harshen
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of harsh for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "harsh" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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