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Definition 1: the quality of being harsh or rough or grating to the senses - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for harshness in the sense of this definition

(harshness is a kind of ...) the quality of giving displeasure

"the recent unpleasantness of the weather"

(... is a kind of harshness ) a throaty harshness

Definition 2: excessive sternness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where harshness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • severity of character
  • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
  • the rigors of boot camp

Synonyms for harshness in the sense of this definition

(harshness is a kind of ...) uncompromising resolution

Definition 3: the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for harshness in the sense of this definition

(harshness is a kind of ...) a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

Definition 4: the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for harshness in the sense of this definition

(harshness is a kind of ...) the quality of threatening evil

(... is a kind of harshness ) the trait of extreme cruelty

(... is a kind of harshness ) cruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder

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