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Definition of "harshness" []

  • The quality of being harsh. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "harshness" in a sentence
  • "And for the future, he declares, the harshness is again inevitable: though the writer admits that social progress (including of course female suffrage, which he does not mention) is largely due to peace."
  • "I've done the same with Ambassador John Bolton frequently -- but beyond just reading his remarks, I try to listen to Bolton who despite some of his harshness is occasionally being flippant, or humorous, or answering complex questions in a roundabout way -- and that is what I feel Levy did in this case."
  • "I think the real cause of this online harshness is BECAUSE it is anonymous."