Harsh - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 31/05/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Harsh.

8 letter answer(s) to harsh

ABRASIVE
  1. a substance that abrades or wears down
  2. sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"
  3. causing abrasion

10 letter answer(s) to harsh

ASTRINGENT
  1. tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
  2. a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
  3. sour or bitter in taste
  4. Severe

7 letter answer(s) to harsh

AUSTERE
  1. practicing great self-denial; "Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it"- William James; "a desert nomad's austere life"; "a spartan diet"; "a spartan existence"
  2. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  3. severely simple;
  4. Uadorned
  5. Without ornamentation
RAUCOUS
  1. unpleasantly loud and harsh
  2. disturbing the public peace; loud and rough; "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers"
  3. rowdy

6 letter answer(s) to harsh

BRUTAL
  1. disagreeably direct and precise; "he spoke with brutal honesty"
  2. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
  3. resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
  4. harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
SEVERE
  1. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
  2. very bad in degree or extent;
  3. unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;
  4. intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;
  5. severely simple;
  6. very strong or vigorous;

4 letter answer(s) to harsh

DOUR
  1. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
  2. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie
  3. stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
  4. Sullen

9 letter answer(s) to harsh

DRACONIAN
  1. of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws; "Draconian measures"
  2. severe

5 letter answer(s) to harsh

STARK
  1. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
  2. providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"
  3. completely; "stark mad"; "mouth stark open"
  4. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers;
  5. complete or extreme; "stark poverty"; "a stark contrast"
  6. severely simple;
STERN
  1. the rear part of a ship
  2. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  3. United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
  4. severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
  5. of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
  6. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
  7. severely simple;

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Acute
Address otherwise neat Spartan
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Ascetic scoffed about American soldiers
Austere
Aver bias, terribly harsh
Back
Back at sea?
Back being serious
Back of a boat
Back on the briny
Back on the high seas
Back showing no leniency
Bare-bones
Bark back
Before led by person from Vienna, say, not half serious
Biting a peanut on and off to take in fibre
Bleak Georgian writer about to put out start of novel
Blunt
Boat's back
Brooking no dissent
Cheerless
Coarse sailor is capsized in storm
Cold island imports temperature
Coming out of their shells, Brad and Lucy not just loud
Crude, annoyingly stubborn person sounded harsh and loud
Demanding
Desolate
Diabolical pact-maker losing head before exercising severe self-discipline
Draconian
Exacting
Extremely cruel mafia leader concealing overturned vehicle in a helter-skelter
Extremely rare to have name removed from novelist's grave
Far from perky
Far from soft
Finger-wagging
Firm
Forbidding
Formal - unsmiling
Frank's very dry with a learner
Gloomy
Gloomy passion out of Arabia
Glum
Gold head of Nabokov removed from novelist's grave
Gold record-player with no ordinary remote
Grave
Grim
Grim - a US tree
Grim - USA tree
Grim at all times in southeast
Grim prospect for yachtsman trying to catch rival
Grimly serious
GRUMPY
Hard back
Hard to translate verse? Easy at first
Hard-nosed
Hardly luxurious
Hardly upbeat
Harsh - scratchy
Harsh about replacing author's final piece
Harsh member of clergy rising in diocese
Harsh Republican, American, acquiring a posh firm
Harshly loud
Headless American general buried in a European grave
Hoarse, harsh
Howard of morning radio
Howard of satellite radio
Ill-humored
Inflexible part of ship?
Inhuman
Inhuman and boring routine in research site set up
Inhuman routine in scientific establishment retracted
Insensitive in manner
Lacking comforts
Last-ditch opening to lose weight? No time
Letters from schoolmaster never enforcing discipline

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