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Polish translation of “harsh”

harsh

adjective
 
 
/hɑːʃ/
CRUEL cruel, unkind, or unpleasant in a way that seems unfair
surowy
harsh criticism/punishment Taking him out of the game was a bit harsh.Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseSevere
DIFFICULT very cold, dangerous, or unpleasant and difficult to live in
surowy
harsh conditions Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impedingSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
STRONG too strong, bright, loud, etc
ostry
harsh chemicals harsh lighting The qualities of colour
harshly adverb
surowo
harshness noun [U]
surowość
(Definition of harsh from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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