Translation of "harsh" - English-French dictionary

harsh

adjectiveharsh /hɑrʃ/
unkind and sometimes considered to be unfair
dur/dure

harsh words
des mots durs

a harsh punishment
une punition sévère

the harsh reality/truth
la dure réalité/vérité
(of weather, conditions, etc.) severe and difficult to live in
difficile

a harsh climate
un climat difficile

prisoners suffering in harsh living conditions
des prisonniers souffrant de conditions de vie difficiles
unpleasantly loud, bright, etc.
criard/-arde

a harsh-sounding voice
une voix criarde

harshly

adverbharshly /ˈhɑrʃli/
sévèrement

harshly judged/criticized/punished
sévèrement jugé/critiqué/puni

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

harsh

adjective /haːʃ/

(of people, discipline etc) very strict; cruel

sévère
That is a very harsh punishment to give a young child.

rough and unpleasant to hear, see, taste etc

dur (au toucher), âpre (au goût), strident (à l’oreille)
a harsh voice
harsh colours.
harshly adverb

durement
harshness noun

dureté

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