Translation of "harsh" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /hɑːʃ/ us /hɑrʃ/

cruel or unkind

harsh criticism

too strong, bright, loud, etc.

harsh chemicals
harsh lighting
harshly adverb /hɑːʃ·li/ /hɑrʃ·li/

con dureza
She felt that she had been treated harshly.

(Translation of “harsh” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /haːʃ/

(of people, discipline etc) very strict; cruel

severo, duro; cruel
That is a very harsh punishment to give a young child.

rough and unpleasant to hear, see, taste etc

a harsh voice
harsh colours.
harshly adverb

severamente, duramente; ásperamente
The player was harshly punished with a red card.
harshness noun

severidad, dureza; aspereza
the harshness of winter.

(Translation of “harsh” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)