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Harsher Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Harsh \Harsh\ (h[aum]rsh), a. [Compar. Harsher (-[~e]r);
superl. Harshest.] [OE. harsk; akin to G. harsch, Dan.
harsk rancid, Sw. h["a]rsk; from the same source as E. hard.
See Hard, a.]
- Rough; disagreeable; grating; esp.: (a) disagreeable to the touch. ``Harsh sand.'' --Boyle. (b) disagreeable to the taste. ``Berries harsh and crude.'' --Milton. (c) disagreeable to the ear. ``Harsh din.'' --Milton.
- Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough. Clarence is so harsh, so blunt. --Shak. Though harsh the precept, yet the charmed. --Dryden.
- (Painting, Drawing, etc.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.
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- Fitch Teleconf: Africa in a Harsher Global Environment, Tuesday 10 Dec, 14:00 GMT/09:00 EST
LONDON, December 06 Further to its series of Africa events in Paris, London and Frankfurt this week, Fitch Ratings will host a teleconference discussion at 14:00 GMT/ 09:00 EST on Tuesday 10 December to ... Read more on this news related to 'Harsher'
- Amid the pain, swindler's victims get a small victory
Kaveh Vahedi's victims, detailing his trail of devastation, demanded a harsher sentence. He gets 18 years and must pay restitution. He boasted of far-flung travels, his vineyard in Italy, the Lamborghini he bought a brother and real estate endeavors that quickly doubled investors' money. Read more on this news related to 'Harsher'
- Lawmaker urging tougher law for heroin dealing
A northern Kentucky legislator is calling for tougher jail penalties for heroin dealing, but treatment advocates say the harsher criminal punishments don't help with the problem of addiction. Read more on this news related to 'Harsher'