harshly


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harsh

 (härsh)
adj. harsh·er, harsh·est
1. Disagreeable to one of the senses, as:
a. Disagreeable to the sense of hearing: a harsh voice.
b. Disagreeable to the sense of sight: harsh lighting.
c. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch: harsh burlap.
2. Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival: a harsh wilderness; a harsh winter.
3. Severe, cruel, or exacting: harsh punishment; a harsh overseer.
4. Disagreeable to the mind or feelings: harsh words.
5. Expressing displeasure or disapproval: gave me a harsh look.

[Middle English harsk, of Scandinavian origin.]

harsh′ly adv.
harsh′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.harshly - in a harsh or unkind manner; "`That's enough!,' he cut in harshly"
2.harshly - in a harsh and grating manner; "her voice fell gratingly on our ears"

harshly

adverb severely, roughly, cruelly, strictly, grimly, sternly, brutally Her husband is being harshly treated in prison.
Translations
بِقَسْوَه، بِخُشونَه
tvrdě
hårdt
hörkulega
ostro
sert bir şekilde

harshly

[ˈhɑːʃlɪ] ADV [treat, judge, speak] → con dureza; [criticize] → duramente; [say] → con voz áspera; [laugh] → ásperamente
a harshly worded attackun ataque verbal muy duro
the room was harshly illuminatedla habitación tenía una iluminación desagradable

harshly

[ˈhɑːrʃli] adv [treat, criticize] → durement, sévèrement; [critical] → très

harshly

adv
(= severely) judge, treatstreng; criticizescharf; he was harshly treated by the referee (= too severely)der Schiedsrichter behandelte ihn streng; to be harshly critical of somethingetw scharf kritisieren; a harshly worded attackein scharf formulierter Angriff
(= in a harsh voice) sayscharf, schroff; laughkratzig; he never once spoke harshly to her (= unkindly)er sprach sie nie in einem scharfen Ton an

harshly

[ˈhɑːʃlɪ] adv (treat, punish) → duramente; (speak) → duramente, aspramente

harsh

(haːʃ) adjective
1. (of people, discipline etc) very strict; cruel. That is a very harsh punishment to give a young child.
2. rough and unpleasant to hear, see, taste etc. a harsh voice; harsh colours.
ˈharshly adverb
ˈharshness noun
References in classic literature ?
When he heard his mother spoken of harshly or when he overheard her berating his father, he was frightened and ran away to hide.
exclaimed the Indian woman, thinking perhaps her husband was about to be dealt harshly with when she heard Tom's excited voice.
Her hereditary reverence made her afraid to judge the character of the original so harshly as a perception of the truth compelled her to do.
He repeated the question, louder and yet more harshly.
The angel bade the pregnant Hagar return to her mistress Sarai, even though Sarai had dealt harshly with her.
Taken together they make a character which would have fared harshly at the hands of history if its owner had had the ill luck to miss martyrdom.
He gave her to understand that Frank admired her extremelythought her very beautiful and very charming; and with so much to be said for him altogether, she found she must not judge him harshly.
Willoughby, "poor Willoughby," as she now allowed herself to call him, was constantly in her thoughts; she would not but have heard his vindication for the world, and now blamed, now acquitted herself for having judged him so harshly before.
I heard him in a blubbering tone commence the tale of how "that nasty Jane Eyre" had flown at him like a mad cat: he was stopped rather harshly -
Let us not speak of her harshly -- for we laid her with him yesterday in the grave.
But, he had oppressed no man, he had imprisoned no man; he was so far from having harshly exacted payment of his dues, that he had relinquished them of his own will, thrown himself on a world with no favour in it, won his own private place there, and earned his own bread.
If I judged harshly of other people's mistakes in marriage, it may have been because I had bitter reason to judge harshly of my own.