harshness


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  • noun

Synonyms for harshness

Synonyms for harshness

the fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing

Synonyms for harshness

the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions

the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses

the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance

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The Company's solutions are comprised of multi-material foam, rubber, and plastic components and utilized in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) management, acoustical management, water and air sealing, decorative and other functional applications.
A giantess aging three times the normal rate, Celia Doom experiences firsthand the horrified harshness of a world displeased with her appearance.
Erdoy-an's harshness gained broad support from the public and was viewed as him having "firm and determined stance.
We evaluated eight voice parameters: basal voice frequency at the glottic level (F0), jitter, shimmer, breathiness, harshness, hoarseness, normalized noise energy (NNE), and S/Z ratio.
Explains Jianmin Guan, Altair's senior program manager for noise, vibration, and harshness, "NVH Director simplifies full-vehicle simulation.
I get great inspiration when I look at pictures of Shaikh Zayed or Shaikh Rashid, who experienced nature and learnt about the harshness of life.
This close-knit group of men shared a passion for self-improvement and through art found a way to express themselves, the harshness and sheer physicality of their lives underground portrayed in often powerful style.
Harshness Khyra died in May 2008 from an infect ion after being starved and abused by depressed Angela Gordon and schizophrenic stepdad Junaid Abuhamza at her home in Handswor th, Birmingham.
THE mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death were jailed for her manslaughter yesterday by a judge who branded their treatment of the child "chilling in its harshness and cruelty".
THE mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death were jailed for manslaughter yesterday by a judge who branded their treatment of the child "chilling in harshness and cruelty".
The scientists noted female giant pandas in a fertile stage gave longer calls characterized by a higher jitter and harshness.
After all, they've claimed for generations now that your visit to earth was to soften the harshness of the old ways and to bring to humankind a gentleness and a loving nature.
While the study found that the "primary advantage" of smoking menthol cigarettes is that menthol helps mask the harshness of inhaling smoke, brands with the lowest menthol levels had the greatest market share among young adults.
Interior detailing is superb, noise vibration and harshness are commendably low, and the 1.
Due for completion in 2008, the new building is conceived as a tranquil refuge for humanity amid the harshness and aridity (in climate and spirit) of the desert setting.