Definitions of hard

The word hard uses 4 letters:adhr.

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superl. - Not easily penetrated, cut, or separated into parts; not yielding to pressure; firm; solid; compact; -- applied to material bodies, and opposed to soft; as, hard wood; hard flesh; a hard apple. 2

superl. - Difficult, mentally or judicially; not easily apprehended, decided, or resolved; as a hard problem. 2

superl. - Difficult to accomplish; full of obstacles; laborious; fatiguing; arduous; as, a hard task; a disease hard to cure. 2

superl. - Difficult to resist or control; powerful. 2

superl. - Difficult to bear or endure; not easy to put up with or consent to; hence, severe; rigorous; oppressive; distressing; unjust; grasping; as, a hard lot; hard times; hard fare; a hard winter; hard conditions or terms. 2

superl. - Difficult to please or influence; stern; unyielding; obdurate; unsympathetic; unfeeling; cruel; as, a hard master; a hard heart; hard words; a hard character. 2

superl. - Not easy or agreeable to the taste; stiff; rigid; ungraceful; repelling; as, a hard style. 2

superl. - Rough; acid; sour, as liquors; as, hard cider. 2

superl. - Abrupt or explosive in utterance; not aspirated, sibilated, or pronounced with a gradual change of the organs from one position to another; -- said of certain consonants, as c in came, and g in go, as distinguished from the same letters in center, general, etc. 2

superl. - Wanting softness or smoothness of utterance; harsh; as, a hard tone. 2

superl. - Rigid in the drawing or distribution of the figures; formal; lacking grace of composition. 2

superl. - Having disagreeable and abrupt contrasts in the coloring or light and shade. 2

adv. - With pressure; with urgency; hence, diligently; earnestly. 2

adv. - With difficulty; as, the vehicle moves hard. 2

adv. - Uneasily; vexatiously; slowly. 2

adv. - So as to raise difficulties. 2

adv. - With tension or strain of the powers; violently; with force; tempestuously; vehemently; vigorously; energetically; as, to press, to blow, to rain hard; hence, rapidly; as, to run hard. 2

adv. - Close or near. 2

v. t. - To harden; to make hard. 2

n. - A ford or passage across a river or swamp. 2

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