Đồng nghĩa của gruff

Alternative for gruff

gruffer, gruffest

Đồng nghĩa: blunt, brusque, coarse, curt, deep, harsh, husky, rough, rude, unfriendly,

Adjective

Abrupt or taciturn in manner
grumpy surly blunt brusque churlish curt bad-tempered crabbed crusty rude abrupt bearish ill-tempered sullen discourteous ill-natured impolite short ungracious bluff crabby crotchety grouchy laconic no-nonsense rough taciturn uncivil unmannerly cross offhand short-tempered sour tetchy unceremonious ill-humored ill-humoured off offish angry boisterous boorish crude impatient morose nasty saturnine snappy snippy truculent sharp harsh snappish terse irritable testy cantankerous tart brief peevish ill-mannered touchy irascible vulgar moody sulky crisp splenetic uncouth tactless bad-mannered ornery choleric unpolished unfriendly dyspeptic bilious petulant indelicate prickly waspish cranky short-spoken coarse downright crass chippy ill-bred brusk narky fractious dour oafish disagreeable stroppy loutish disrespectful ratty clumsy unpleasant inconsiderate brisk graceless undiplomatic caustic monosyllabic to the point glum ungentlemanly snippety shrewish curmudgeonly quick-tempered hot-tempered pithy uncultured eggy peppery peckish soreheaded liverish unsociable snaky querulous direct bitter huffy perverse gross thoughtless plain-spoken unladylike unmannered pouting awkward cross-grained out of sorts concise gauche pettish pouty like a bear with a sore head unrefined snarling succinct gloomy scratchy shirty miffy acid impertinent insolent impudent clipped cavalier bungling ignorant abrasive fiery frank out of humour outspoken ungallant short-fused in a bad mood hasty on a short fuse volatile mopey unkind matter-of-fact glowering resentful cloddish breviloquent mannerless insulting loud uptight brooding uncommunicative indiscreet compact unsubtle abusive rash inept maladroit impetuous offensive brash bloody-minded in a mood blundering summary compendious temperamental pointed scowling acerbic epigrammatic untactful elliptical straightforward sarcastic unchivalrous aphoristic uncalled-for unhandsome peremptory dusty insensitive uncultivated sententious thumbnail tasteless apothegmatic capsule fretful brutal tense clownish common telegraphic elliptic classless upfront spiteful mumpish argumentative indecorous clodhopping uncivilized lowbred mardy cussed unresponsive annoyed waxy frowning sourpussed mean rustic ugly sulking uncivilised thin-skinned hot-blooded imprudent as cross as two sticks straight from the shoulder unpolitic injudicious decisive derogatory impolitic forthright businesslike incisive uncomplimentary candid disdainful economical unsophisticated humourless humorless disgruntled unequivocal disparaging hotheaded bald acrimonious captious moping snarky tough unsmiling flip thuggish quarrelsome fresh brutish miserable contumelious swinish indignant not afraid to call a spade a spade stuffy lumpen gnomic oversensitive barbaric obstinate trenchant yobbish philistine vitriolic uneducated short and sweet hostile uncooperative exasperated grumbling slobbish callous out of humor sorehead passionate complaining raspy compendiary lubberly bristly edgy vicious honest uncharitable vinegary ireful wild fed up pulling no punches cheerless base joyless embittered not beating about the bush having got out of bed the wrong side out-of-line having got out of bed on the wrong side not mincing one's words speaking one's mind sharp-tongued low-bred calling a spade a spade vigorous disobliging catty misbehaved imperious tooshie tempersome unhelpful scornful mean-spirited presumptuous gawky stolid spunky acute snarly atrabilious zowerswopped Eeyorish careless open hearty rowdy doltish lumpish bullying perversely irritable precipitate polite miserly unneighborly inhospitable unfortunate hoonish dense good-natured genial approachable audacious piqued sharp-tempered friendly lowbrow with a long face heavy-handed put out mopish blustering barefaced cheery sincere obloquious foul derisive rugged like a bull in a china shop cheeky arrogant peeved vexed dark aloof roughneck incult sketchy insensible raffish low scathing degrading violent berating scurrilous reproachful obnoxious reviling denigratory belittling pejorative defamatory cocky lewd inelegant illiberal speaking as one finds withdrawn dismal depressed disgracious ungenteel mouthy smart alecky lippy smart-alecky brazen backward savage immature overbearing underbred inaffable insubordinate malapert vituperatory calumniating contemptuous vituperative intrusive yokelish bounderish psyched up angerful frenzied fuming fierce wrathful disapproving ranting in a temper raving cold pugnacious convulsed ferocious in a huff down in the mouth having a fit of the sulks in a funk in the sulks in a strop unwise inadvisable rough-hewn foul-mouthed loud-mouthed point-blank cutting bare stark explicit simple unadorned biting unvarnished unembellished hard-hitting undisguised unqualified stupid unthinking unperceptive severe hard uncompromising grating cruel stern straight-talking straight-shooting unfeeling annoying irritating condensed ill-advised wounding hurtful galling critical neat pitiless acerb unsympathetic comfortless huffish sensitive feisty whingy misanthropic cynical difficult discontented contentious pertinacious aggressive hateful rubbing the wrong way spiky hard to take displeased contrary whiny hypercritical whining crybaby hick iracund iracundulous fussy disputatious close cryptic taut clear-cut exact lean precise unsavoury waspy grousing acrid trying growling caviling sore on edge dissatisfied carping griping malicious venomous fretting whingeing childish cavilling malignant vindictive filthy obstreperous chuffy barbarous plebby countrified ocker inurbane unpoised boiled down Neanderthal provincial unsavory in a nutshell nasty-tempered hot under the collar fault-finding out of temper foul-tempered out-of-sorts easily offended cut to the bone

Adjective

Having a croaky, husky or raspy sound or voice

Adjective

Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
stern grim severe forbidding dour fierce steely flinty austere intimidating ungentle louring rough stark lowering rugged harsh grave serious unsmiling stony sombre somber hard unfriendly ferocious cold vicious stiff aloof callous menacing pitiless unfeeling sober disapproving frowning savage solemn threatening cruel strict icy frosty frigid ruthless fiendish glowering merciless tough unsympathetic bestial heartless mean-looking brutal remorseless truculent unmerciful sour sullen morose surly fiery violent barbaric fearsome unrestrained frightening frightful stringent glum crabbed barbarous cutthroat beastly bloodthirsty murderous distant sadistic inhuman bleak sulky horrible hellish fell venomous strait-laced wicked earnest inhumane brutish brute grim-faced exacting monstrous unrelenting authoritarian butcherly uncharitable unforgiving unbending insensitive unkind no-nonsense heavy-handed hard-hearted cold-blooded overbearing unpleasant gloomy dismal uninviting unapproachable formidable tight-lipped dreary atrocious churlish uncommunicative poker-faced grumpy sinister cross scowling resolute crude coarse formal gray splenetic grouchy grey cantankerous crusty unconcerned infernal uncaring bearish abominable heinous tactless vile wanton indifferent rigorous bad-tempered reserved boot-faced ill-tempered melancholic hard-faced dejected ugly saturnine unemotional chilly stuffy inflexible uncompromising intense rigid unyielding illiberal remote solid ramrod unsparing obdurate astringent inexorable hard-nosed hard-boiled stonyhearted inclement stoney stony-hearted hardhearted implacable browbeating ironfisted affectless desensitised oppressive compassionless desensitized take-no-prisoners hostile relentless bullying ironhearted cold-hearted tyrannical mean wild dangerous aggressive furious untamed feral unruly rabid malevolent malignant terrible convulsive impetuous raging baleful delirious incessive raving uncontrollable enraged undomesticated fearful angry frantic rapacious infuriated crazed mad animalistic primitive tigerish biffo aggers disagreeable bad sedate inhospitable staid firm bitter dire draconian humourless humorless spartan onerous grievous difficult excruciating hard-line awful cheerless comfortless unhumorous sobersided unpitying hardhanded trying burdensome deadpan adamant harrowing with a heart of stone dark searing unfavorable unfavourable straitened despotic thick-skinned weighty uncomic indurate soulless case-hardened pachydermatous insensate slash-and-burn heavy ominous depressing uncomfortable disturbing downbeat foreboding distressing joyless hardened long-faced sad tortuous po-faced wretched adverse desolate crushing intransigent ghastly unfortunate negative unmoved unendurable brassbound daunting disheartening funereal demanding drastic discouraging unpermissive autocratic exigent hard-hitting immutable steadfast unwelcome worrying uncompassionate straight-faced critical dreadful domineering immovable resolved intractable parlous upsetting determined hopeless inauspicious discomforting stony-faced bullheaded troubled agonising troublesome hardheaded quiet single-minded cast-iron unpropitious woeful agonizing biting painful pressing detached unloving businesslike dispassionate tormenting maleficent wolfish torturous impenetrable challenging intemperate unremitting matter-of-fact premeditated imperturbable pokerfaced intolerable tyrannous abusive intolerant dictatorial complicated expressionless impassive coldhearted satanic lacking compassion insensible hatchetjob coldblooded dog-eat-dog contemplative pensive scabrous disastrous calamitous suppressive unsentimental overwhelming Spartan bare-bones insufferable barren grinding cool blank taxing killer instinct awkward introspective composed ruminative thoughtful reflective subdued extreme desperate refractory headstrong pugnacious hard-shell wearing unbearable two-fisted hard-bitten horrendous disadvantageous horrifying disciplinarian dogged hard-core imperious obstinate ascetical iron-fisted by the book absolute dyed-in-the-wool mulish ossified stiff-necked ascetic unflinching disciplinary hard-shelled high-handed unplayful bound and determined bookish deep in thought thoughtless inconsiderate terrifying unwelcoming disquieting jarring inept undiplomatic bungling overstrict forceful coercive OTT excessive untoward disconcerting puritanical douce dispiriting disappointing over the top dull horrific troubling displeasing dismaying ironhanded perilous injurious shocking unnerving unlucky testing unhappy alarming regrettable hair-raising miserable irritable bewildering poignant off-putting distressful perturbing depressive frustrating macabre irksome serious-minded discommodious objectionable black direful doleful set fixed mephitical repellant repellent loathsome vexing appalling annoying abhorrent galling perplexing distasteful unpalatable melancholy revulsive unamusing aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing distressed tragic repugnant ill-fated hard-pressed lurid shadowy tortured harmful undesirable full of hardship doubtful mournful strained ill-omened treacherous ill-boding chilling nightmarish precarious messy jeopardous morbid apocalyptic rocky very bad unswerving undeviating bound unwavering irreversible unchangeable exact unshakeable concrete unalterable profound significant consequential static unchanging unvarying incompliant invariable unadaptable unmoving changeless definite material urgent pivotal considerable substantial vital major important crucial portentous key monumental appreciable acute eventful momentous heavyweight writ in stone tough nut to crack cut-and-dried locked in decided upon hard and fast dead set hard-and-fast set in stone major league heavy-duty big underlined hefty cold sober of great importance high-priority all-important of consequence of great import no joke of moment life and death of great consequence life-and-death no laughing matter of significance matter of life and death big deal far-reaching apathetic crotchety unempathetic anesthetized feelingless unamiable sensationless emotionless anaesthetized deadened uncordial cold fish

Adjective

Not friendly
unfriendly hostile antagonistic cold disagreeable chilly sour surly aloof distant inimical unsympathetic cool frosty inhospitable misanthropic uncongenial unsociable aggressive antisocial frigid ill-natured unamicable unneighbourly unpleasant unaffable unkind unsocial unwelcoming quarrelsome reserved stand-offish unapproachable withdrawn disdainful haughty impersonal indifferent nasty severe stern stiff supercilious uncommunicative unforthcoming adversarial adversary antipathetic antiseptic arctic brittle chill clammy cold-blooded cold-eyed coldish discourteous frozen gelid glacial hard-eyed icy impolite jaundiced menacing mortal negative obnoxious rude uncivil uncordial ungracious unmannerly wintery wintry cross ill-disposed Olympian starchy acrimonious against censorious combative competitive conflicting contrary disaffected estranged grouchy grudging hateful malicious malignant opposed opposite spiteful uncharitable unneighborly unpromising vengeful warlike not on speaking terms remote standoffish detached unresponsive offish unbending asocial formal unclubbable standoff unemotional dry forbidding solitary reticent buttoned-up undemonstrative austere dispassionate unfeeling reclusive unenthusiastic emotionless taciturn unconcerned passionless stony opposing restrained introverted lukewarm wooden averse uninterested anti retiring guarded secretive incurious hard apathetic offhand uncompanionable uppity silent cold-hearted stuffy shy quiet private down on unamiable unloving unfavourable uninvolved off unfavorable introvert close diffident eremitic self-contained constrained annoyed offended impudent impertinent procacious insolent unreceptive agin conventional laconic snobbish media-shy closemouthed cold as ice close-mouthed tight-lipped at odds retired set against malevolent dead set against off-putting cynical uncooperative steely repellent fierce abstracted phlegmatic affectless suspicious preoccupied inapproachable confrontational distrustful proud inaccessible snooty impassive disobliging ungregarious incompatible short demure uptight hesitant ceremonious laid back self-restrained allergic cautious stuck-up stuck up rigid resistant prim inflexible putting on airs backward dumb muted reluctant strait-laced keeping people at arm's length eremetic stilted at variance oppugnant at odds with dissenting from in disagreement with at variance with on the warpath unsavoury harsh objectionable unattractive ungenial malign avoidant ungenerous unlikeable tough grim half-hearted tepid introspective discouraging stolid xenophobic unhappy depressing unmoved unaffectionate contained contemptuous withering seclusive iced abhorrent mean heartless bad-tempered mopey mopish unenthused brusque flinty sober cheerless superior unsmiling passive nongregarious brooding scowling spiritless ill-tempered unsavory callous hardhearted stoic numb stoical impassible lifeless stony-hearted casual removed disinterested alienated insensitive lofty cold-shoulder belligerent discreet adverse laid-back contentious ascetic hermitlike oppositional independent hard-hearted thick-skinned hard-boiled on ice adversative accusatorial argumentative isolated cold fish lone wolf insular loveless hermitic hermit-like hermitical acting in opposition unrevealing unwilling to mix with other people pompous ungainly sceptical unaccommodating non-communicative self-sufficient all alone staid exact precise mute unhelpful correct proper untalkative tongue-tied unconversational secret mum loath unwilling disinclined inhumane pessimistic affected starched uncompromising unamenable obstructive speechless tight-mouthed wordless curt dark clamlike seemly official serious mumchance unreasonable difficult unobliging selfish hating egoistic sarcastic sardonic egotistical narrow-minded misanthropical polite evasive mom hush-hush modest indisposed straight arrow by the numbers stiff-necked at a loss for words businesslike skeptical inhibited timid shrinking self-effacing on the QT dried up buttoned up clammed up unyielding uneager perverse fromward afraid disliking unsentimental mild soft-spoken peaceful sedate composed placid bashful gentle serene noncommittal collected insociable arrogant neutral matter-of-fact self-controlled hostile to antagonistic to resistant to antipathetic to ill-disposed to opposed to cussed incongruous clashing bureaucratic clinical inhuman mean-looking having no use for unfavourably disposed to put on airs bloody-minded discordant featureless uncolored strictly business straight impartial depersonalised faceless candid cold turkey unpassioned colorless careful soulless depersonalized gray colourless grey equal measured nondiscriminatory abstract anonymous poker-faced monolithic antithetical different dissimilar disparate variant polar inconsistent inharmonious contradictory dissonant irreconcilable discrepant mutually exclusive irresoluble poles apart diametrically opposed coy unassertive unassuming sheepish humble meek timorous recessive controlled calm self-conscious embarrassed unconfident close-lipped insecure apprehensive unexpressive wary mousy moderate unpretentious nervous temperate unobtrusive conservative tightlipped sententious incommunicable blushing incommunicative fearful sparing uncommunicable chary down-to-earth cagey considerate hushed thoughtful circumspect unpresuming prudent repressed unassured inarticulate unspeaking cool, calm and collected judicious unruffled unflappable chaste unexcitable nice prudish aw-shucks decorous subdued imperturbable simple reasonable zipped uneasy voiceless abashed dour steady lowly tactful skittish shamefaced self-possessed tentative priggish unostentatious withdrawing sensible politic dried-up uncurious level-headed unaffected nonchalant square pure alert heedful rabbity rational gingerly safe deadpan tranquil virginal virtuous watchful vigilant decent attentive calculating flat balanced dummied up unsure disciplined in check unimpassioned mannered not talkative inward-looking faint-hearted strained lost for words awkward cloistered maidenly diplomatic soft enigmatic unpretending deep recluse coquettish under control still uncomfortable kittenish inconspicuous prissy secluded unboastful courteous anchoritic eremitical mim insensible puritanical niminy-piminy fogeyish leery overmodest lone old-fashioned equable plain solemn insouciant spacey dumbstruck of few words dumbfounded untroubled expressionless toneless hollow dead blank bland vacant objective bottled up ill at ease hardened strict unexpansive spaced-out playing one's cards close to one's chest prim and proper pococurante out of it discriminating observant precautious nowhere immovable nonemotional self-centred fuddy-duddy with reservations stick-in-the-mud easy even self-centered warm nonvocal struck dumb on the lookout with eyes peeled of the old school levelheaded soundless saying nothing not saying boo unable to get a word out stony-eyed unexcessive bereft of speech not given to excesses unextreme unnatural forced costive sullen frustrated deliberate tamed restricted limited vestal unsullied undefiled contrived laboured artificial girlish doubtful socially inhibited camera-shy arch flirtatious retreated aseptic kind punctilious sequestered genuine natural hung up immaculate intact self-doubting uncertain stodgy docile ashamed ingenuous ordinary artless unambitious apologetic respectful indrawn low-pitched low muffled hushful low-keyed simpering outside dubious blenching flinching unpoised low-key unaggressive contemplative self-interested pensive self-absorbed unnoticeable low-profile labored not forward monastic cowering weak-kneed trembling quaking cool-headed hard-headed not forthcoming complacent perfunctory unimposing ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed unagitated uninquiring zipped one's lips have tight chops lacking courage easily frightened unimpressionable unfazed inscrutable secluse hermetic keeping a low profile hesitating wavering ladylike respectable unprejudiced uncommitted unbiased cryptic wise strategic obdurate inexpressive listless coldhearted marble uncompassionate blah self-deprecating free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel wouldn't say boo to a goose innocent pokerfaced wimpish mousey yellow gutless tremulous chicken fainthearted scary fearsome yellow-bellied sissy trepidatious resigned undercover backstairs covert sly furtive feline mysterious intelligent judgmatical judgmatic discerning stable tolerant regular silentious unheard unimpressible insusceptible goody-goody old-maidish buttoning up clamming up hidden mum's the word tight chops zipping one's lips buttoning one's lip shut away shocked sagacious softly-softly kid-glove delicate lenient abstinent peaceable straight-faced indurated inexcitable astounded under wraps inobtrusive nonaggressive corked up in charge chilled on a leash in control of yourself closed up in private in chambers in privacy earnest aghast dazed thunderstruck amazed awake civil worldly-wise faint cowardly shuddering recreant poor-spirited frightened scared considered not excessive compromising lonely alone dependable settled reliable in the background in the dark sober-minded benign even-tempered sobersided gobsmacked flabbergasted companionless shell-shocked along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches on lookout having foresight not rash dumbstricken obmutescent playing your cards close to your chest mature anxious troubled friendless unaccompanied knocked for six cool as cucumber astonished aphonic hit for six like a clam poised responsible sound carefree secure restless tense discomposed edgy unsettled unperturbed blithe lonesome good full of common sense well balanced calculable serious-minded unswerving having both feet on the ground medium comfortable checked regulated constant curbed relaxed perturbed unrelaxed bothered nervy jittery antsy mindful provident aware special one-off sole unique singular one only unworried deadly musty conformist suspecting scrupulous shrewd forethoughtful unquiet discomforted disquieted discomfited devil-may-care happy-go-lucky humourless fusty by itself unanxious old-fogeyish keeping a weather eye on all ears walking on egg shells thinking twice keeping on one's toes handling with kid gloves on your guard belt-and-braces watching one's step watching out walking on eggs on your toes taking it slow playing safe hedging one's bets on the qui vive on guard on the watch with one's eyes peeled genteel narrow magisterial fetid straitlaced important self-important hot bloated humorless puffy foetid Victorian smug smoky smelly careless lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome oblivious debonair doubting unattended forsaken sui generis out-of-the-way particular deserted lacking social skills by oneself on edge stag separate lorn on its own verecund blushful recoiling nonplussed unbothered not bothered forgetful feckless inattentive lackadaisical blind supine deaf without a care in the world at ease not giving a toss heedless undisturbed negligent undaunted easily embarrassed non-committal as dry as dust vague overcareful canny overcautious

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