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.
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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"
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harshly

adverb severely, roughly, cruelly, strictly, grimly, sternly, brutally Her husband is being harshly treated in prison.
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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
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harshly

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

[ˈhɑːʃlɪ] adv (treat, punish) → duramente; (speak) → duramente, aspramente
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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
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References in classic literature ?
Their persecutors were sentenced to long terms in prison, where they were harshly treated; while no man, not a member of the favored unions, was permitted to carry weapons.
She did not mean it harshly, but the reply sounded harshly in Julian's ears.
"Peace, woman!" said the Bishop harshly. "We want none of your opinions.
'I speak harshly of nobody without reason,' she said.
Almost as quickly as it came the head went back to the body, and the man laughed harshly as he said, "It isn't as easy as you think!"
Even at the time when she had most implicitly trusted Mirabel, the fear that she might have acted hastily and harshly toward Alban had occasionally troubled Emily's mind.
She ran home crying to tell of her misfortune, but her stepmother spoke harshly to her, and after giving her a violent scolding, said unkindly, 'As you have let the spindle fall into the well you may go yourself and fetch it out.'
He seemed carefully to seek out her tender spots so as to torture her mentally as harshly as possible.
"Oh, Senors!" exclaimed the Indian woman, thinking perhaps her husband was about to be dealt harshly with when she heard Tom's excited voice.
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.
The creepers, catching against his legs, cried out harshly as their sprays were torn from the barks of trees.
Strickland's voice, coming out of the darkness, harshly, made me start.