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harsh

adjective [-er/-est only]  /hɑrʃ/ us  

harsh adjective [-er/-est only] (UNKIND)

unkind or cruel: harsh criticism

harsh adjective [-er/-est only] (SEVERE)

severe and unpleasant: a harsh winter harsh lighting
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