Definition of Harsher

1. Adjective. Comparative form of harsh. More severe. ¹



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Definition of Harsher

1. harsh [adj] - See also: harsh

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harsher

harrumpher
harrumphers
harrumphing
harrumphingly
harrumphs
harry
harrying
harse
harses
harsh
harshed
harshen
harshened
harshening
harshens
harsher (current term)
harshes
harshest
harshing
harshlier
harshliest
harshly
harshness
harshnesses
harslet
harslets
harstigite
hart
hart's-ear
hart's-tongue

Literary usage of Harsher

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"Sewel connects his alienation from the quakers with condemnatory expressions, harsher than he could brook, directed by certain ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"... considered as a community ; and are distinguished by the harsher appellations of crimes and misdemeanors. To investigate the first of these sp. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... and he necessarily reviewed hi* past life, it was just as natural he should wish to repair the consequences of his folly (to uso no harsher term) by a ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Her usual theme was the New England character seen from its most attractive side, its gentler aspects given greater prominence and its harsher ones not ..."

5. The Spanish Story of the Armada, and Other Essays by James Anthony Froude (1899)
"Luther himself has said nothing harsher of it than the saint of Avila. She followed the stream, she said ; she abandoned herself to vanity and amusement, ..."

6. The Glory and the Shame of England by Charles Edwards Lester (1845)
"How oft, when gently stealing Alone 'neath twilight ray, When every harsher feeling Is chasten'd by its sway, Will memory softly ponder, As o'er the past ..."

7. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1878)
"... that it grows narrower and still more untrue to experience every time they take it up; that they sing their one song in an ever louder and harsher note. ..."

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