Đồng nghĩa của harsh

Alternative for harsh

harsher, harshest

Đồng nghĩa: bitter, brusque, coarse, cruel, curt, cutting, grating, gruff, husky, piercing, raspy, rough, severe, sharp, stern, strict, tough, unfeeling,

Trái nghĩa: gentle, meek, mild, quiet,

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Unpleasantly rough or jarring in smell or taste
pungent piquant sharp stiff acidic acrid bitter effluvial sour spicy stinging tangy acerb aromatic biting fiery hot overpowering peppery poignant rich spiced stinking strong tart vinegary zesty zingy distasteful rotten unpalatable unsavoury unsavory yucky yukky sharp-tasting acid acerbic acidulous acetous acetic unsweetened astringent acidulated unpleasant tartish sourish vinegarish amaroidal tasty salty appetizing flavoursome flavorful flavorsome appetising highly seasoned lemony citrus burning acetose savoury sharp-flavoured nippy fresh absinthal absinthian zippy briny seasoned sweet pert savory flavourful highly-seasoned flavorous sapid with a kick snappy zestful brusque critical well-flavored severe delicious delectable palatable fragrant toothsome racy ambrosial mouthwatering luscious scented perfumed scrumptious dainty redolent odoriferous suffocating penetrating acidy succulent delish odorous yummy keen tasteful caustic smarting effluvious toothy highly flavoured lush savorous strongly flavoured exquisite full-flavored industrial-strength lively pointed cutting acute nosey whiffy picante sarcastic piercing colourful witty aromal herbaceous curried soured green dry highly-flavoured highly flavored strong-flavored gingery humorous vigorous spirited sparkling punchy red hot well seasoned full-flavoured pervasive stifling powerful colorful moreish good scrummy offensive nauseating irritating sickly nauseous yummo choice nummy active strong-smelling austere nectareous ambrosian gorgeous nectarean fetid cloying mephitic inviting peng heavenly delightful magnificent foetid finger-licking mouth-watering yum-yum lip-smacking wholesome respectable salt acceptable mellow relishing decent aperitive tempting perfumatory scentful balmy perfumy sweet-smelling olfactory flowery odoriferant olfactive honeyed heady scent-laden sweet-scented

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Unpleasantly rough or jarring to listen to
raucous discordant cacophonous rasping strident dissonant hoarse guttural jangling unharmonious unmelodious brassy croaking raspy screeching clamorous ear-piercing ear-splitting grating grinding jarring metallic penetrating piercing riotous scratchy sharp shrill squawky tumultuous croaky gruff squawking squeaky tinny growling growly stridulant astringent blaring caterwauling clashing creaking earsplitting jangly noisy stridulous tuneless unmusical off-key out-of-key out-of-tune rough inharmonious husky throaty gravelly coarse rusty gravel loud thick unmelodic dry cracked boisterous deep unvocal rugged unpleasant blatant low turbulent horrisonant absonant high screechy deafening stridulent irritating high-pitched annoying vexatious wild atonal inappropriate stertorous unsuitable disagreeable furious disharmonious blustering buffeting inharmonic stridulatory out of place maddening ringing clangorous clanging incongruous booming thunderous tempestuous offensive hard forceful violent vociferant vociferous obstreperous displeasing irksome braying incompatible rough-sounding fierce raging choppy agitated grotesque unaesthetic creaky shrieking flat plinky jingling jingly piping stormy blustery squally uneven ragged jagged roily sour acute intrusive disharmonic harsh-sounding strong thin craggy roiled inclement dirty heavy ugly stentorian shrieky head-splitting brittle monotone monotonous droning stentorious gular jugular inarticulate glottal sepulchral scratching croupy breathy whispering indistinct persuasive vocal baying rabid ferocious rowdy cacophonic immusical ill-sounding clinking bell-like resounding resonant rocky explosive convulsive infuriating snarling abrasive lively lacking harmony at variance at odds uncongenial out of keeping treble shattering air-rending squeaking whistling tickly acrid glaring unrelenting rigid severe uncomfortable bitter disturbing disagreeing bleak asperous grim unlevel exasperating rankling galling reedy paroxysmal volcanic forcible tough harsh sounding niggling tiresome aggravating troublesome out of tune knockabout argute vociferating yowling yawping yauping clamant insensitive vexing ill suited rough-and-tumble not smooth conflicting contrasting scraping steep cragged unbearable upsetting uncharacteristic restless swirling screaming crying scurrilous loudmouthed vulgar obtrusive disturbed storming roaring stormful carrying penetrant crisp clearly audible pointed entering puncturing clear-cut infiltrating permeating all-pervading forcing ingoing edged going through passing through

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(of a person or governing body) Cruel or severe in nature
cruel hard barbaric brutish draconian maleficent pitiless ruthless sadistic savage severe tormenting torturous truculent unsparing violent wolfish barbarous relentless unrelenting brutal callous inhuman mean oppressive stern unfeeling unkind abusive despotic dictatorial dour exacting heartless inhumane intolerant merciless tyrannical tyrannous unsympathetic austere authoritarian grim insensitive murderous onerous rough suppressive unforgiving unmerciful illiberal ramrod rigid unpitying critical flinty hardhanded hard-hearted heavy-handed hard-boiled hard-nosed hard-shell vicious ferocious fierce nasty bloodthirsty malicious cold-blooded spiteful malevolent uncaring vile wicked bestial beastly fiendish uncharitable monstrous wild wanton atrocious remorseless homicidal intemperate heinous brute butcherly malignant mean-spirited bad inclement depraved hateful inconsiderate base diabolical unpleasant aggressive hostile hurtful fell evil ungenerous untamed sanguinary immoral villainous nefarious vindictive virulent disagreeable unfriendly bloody abominable threatening shabby foul cold-hearted devilish infernal dangerous snide thoughtless ill-natured uncivil cut-throat rabid uncivilised uncivilized catty furious feral destructive coldhearted despicable contemptible frenzied fiery explosive corrupt demoniac terrible abhorrent maniacal forceful sinful abandoned sinister not nice degenerate infamous mad frenetic unfair delirious agitated debased profligate unprincipled reprobate hotheaded impassioned feverish dodgy licentious frantic potent headstrong hysterical rancorous dark dastardly pernicious dishonourable wrathful knock-down-and-drag-out blood-and-guts drag-out knock-down hammer and tongs despiteful dirty dishonorable full-blooded rigorous bitter filthy ravening petty crazed hellish menacing obnoxious treacherous odious loathsome compassionless volatile hideous ghastly wounding upsetting turbulent tumultuous intense hot stormy cyclonic animated unkindly inhospitable unamiable convulsive tempestuous low unchristian hardhearted horrible paroxysmal volcanic horrid stony-hearted cowardly timid weak servile ill rotten bloodless low-down tough crude coarse unemotional unsafe intimidating unconcerned bearish gruff tactless indifferent gross intimidatory frightening ill-boding foreboding ominous awful degraded dreadful worthless malign execrable currish deplorable detestable scummy ignominious low-minded primitive uncultivated uncompassionate slaughterous roughshod desperate minatory deadly viperous minacious serpentine venomous uncontrollable rowdy ferine nonliterate rugged undomesticated non-literate lewd miscreant contaminated putrid flagitious perverse impious faulty insubordinate impure indecent demoralized reprehensible demoralised libidinous rude ignorant heathen barbarian heathenish natural uncultured uneducated unscrupulous debauched amoral shameless Neandertal Neanderthal jungli squalid underhanded incorrigible scornful morally wrong iniquitous shifty dissolute scoundrelly self-indulgent objectionable vitiated deceitful decadent unsavoury disparaging defiled delinquent dishonest forbidding errant crooked exploitative unlawful shady ungodly shameful libertine slippery scandalous unrighteous unconscientious unconscionable devious demonic crafty scrofulous sly unsavory scheming black-hearted evil-minded lawless bent wrong inexorable perverted questionable improper self-seeking vengeful felonious contemptuous grisly criminal unethical corrupted gruesome conscienceless disdainful ignoble two-faced disreputable bullying berserk terrorizing pugnacious thuggish impetuous maddened assertive fuming crazy terrorising forcible radge hot-tempered hot-headed out of control bang-bang

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Severe and difficult to cope with
severe tortuous austere grim hard harrowing stark bad burdensome comfortless grievous inhospitable onerous oppressive wretched bleak disagreeable inhuman intolerable rough rugged spartan stringent tough trying bare-bones barren bitter crushing desolate excruciating grinding hostile insufferable overwhelming searing Spartan unbearable unendurable unfriendly unpleasant wearing cruel heavy brutal stiff strict draconian hardhanded tyrannical murderous despotic authoritarian dictatorial imperious autocratic rigorous domineering exacting demanding overbearing stern excessive forbidding drastic repressive serious punishing extreme rigid high-handed tyrannous peremptory absolute difficult heavy-handed authoritative savage swingeing unyielding overweening ruthless bossy dire undemocratic critical inflexible masterful anti-democratic grave arbitrary iron-fisted punitive uncomfortable taxing unrelenting totalitarian tyrannic forceful uncompromising sharp awful intense pitiless terrible merciless discomforting exorbitant magisterial relentless autocratical coercive immoderate sombre somber unreasonable weighty illiberal troublesome autarchic distressing fierce inordinate exigent biting unsparing firm iron-handed inexorable unbending unfavorable unfavourable strong uninviting strenuous radical unwelcoming dismal dogmatic challenging arduous gloomy depressing negative outrageous solemn adverse cheerless painful doctrinaire substantial arrogant commanding acute disparaging worrying torturous hard-line formidable laborious extravagant intemperate dark straitened dominating wild vicious bare harmful flinty hypercritical agonizing superincumbent disapproving far-reaching monocratic carping discouraging mean dreadful ironhanded great censuring disturbing derogatory cutting tsarist czarist demeaning cynical dreary haughty agonising officious threatening crippling desperate dangerous extortionate pushy hard to please hurtful dominant imperative inclement high and mighty stormy suppressive undue unsympathetic unjust sky-high momentous steep intractable unconscionable unmerciful disciplinarian profound cavilling complicated towering stressful tiring nasty summary baroque devilish turbulent vexatious exhausting hardheaded uninhabitable overextravagant overmuch overdue insane plethoric antagonistic afflicting tumultuous awkward ramrod testing grueling ominous unforgiving untoward dour sober perfectionist brassbound ferocious injurious gruelling toilsome tormenting inimical menacing obdurate intensive judgmental fussy lordly miserable consequential galling fault-finding one-party disheartening uncomforting sarcastic belittling condemning satirical godforsaken quibbling foreboding joyless confining sinister disastrous significant calamitous hairsplitting caviling faultfinding overscrupulous clamorous nagging penetrating egregious cast-iron insistent cavillous downright subjugating controlling over-censorious over-particular Neronian hard-nosed censorious peracute assertive perilous caustic over the top utter over-exacting flagrant thorough gross preposterous out-and-out cocky sheer egotistic precarious imperial very bad whopping brusque sweeping abusive fascist high penal drear cold all-powerful unkind barbarous tricky inflated constraining prohibiting restrictive exploitive governing solid poor damaging cursing absolutist fascistic iniquitous prohibitive empty lonely scabrous hellish uncontrolled unaccountable unconstitutional single-party very severe wounding insensitive tactless bullying sterile tempestuous forlorn dramatic violent unlimited piercing sharp-tongued overpowering intransigent thoughtless inconsiderate irksome complex labored confused concentrated abstruse te recondite knotty dystopian heartrending drab unpermissive inept undiplomatic bungling hard-hitting throwing one's weight about considerable life-threatening pushing driving czarlike wrenching stinging burning consuming blistering worrisome overstrict sadistic OTT low major cramped racking inconvenient pounding bullish headstrong ordering aggressive powerful bidding hazardous ugly uphill Herculean mortal willful wilful not comfortable robust gaunt regnant insolent strong-willed pushful back-breaking a nuisance killing persnickety wearisome dogmatical sobering big heightened laboured fatiguing an imposition pompous crack-the-whip dictative proud hectic unhelpful in driver's seat on high horse crack the whip wearying carking unfortunate pedantic captious throwing weight around zealous unmitigated remorseless unusual exaggerated exceptional plain undermining disobliging invalidating contrary obstructive fanatical pernickety frightful horrible horrendous disadvantageous horrifying unconventional overkill uncommon remarkable unseemly frantic chaotic unadorned discrediting imprudent nonsensical fabulous lavish fancy irrational improper active eventful frenzied frenetic lively fearsome ghastly intimidating daunting unwelcome inauspicious simple hair-splitting picky corrosive abrasive offensive destructive hopeless discommodious morose glum objectionable gray black direful doleful grey terrifying disquieting jarring frightening too much unembellished undecorated implacable unfair restless energetic O.T.T. out of proportion unpropitious woeful ill-fated hard-pressed lurid shadowy tortured undesirable troubled full of hardship doubtful mournful strained ill-omened treacherous ill-boding chilling parlous nightmarish pressing upsetting messy jeopardous morbid apocalyptic rocky sad overparticular pass-remarkable meticulous punctilious rejective fastidious finicky nit-picking humourless sedate humorless staid sobersided importunate tiresome obstinate flustering animated madhouse tireless full riotous furious bustling dispiriting backbreaking hefty depressive troubling headache scolding diagnostic niggling discriminating analytical nitpicking judgy exceptive reproachful trenchant contemptuous overnice withering humbling calumniatory discerning lowering critic particular choleric unsmiling no-nonsense uncomic astringent overexacting unmanageable unamenable unaccommodating querulous fractious complete total unqualified full on unruly spirited rowdy busy action-packed bumpy raucous au naturel no-frills overcritical rough going needy possessive sticklerish stubborn unflinching rank right maximum utmost unadulterated deep veritable thundering ultimate hellacious proper pure supreme tremendous almighty unalloyed uber arrant po-faced hair-raising high-maintenance over-rigorous over-strict hard to satisfy

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Ill-mannered in nature
abusive acerbic derisive derogatory foul insulting obloquious offensive belittling berating defamatory degrading denigratory disdainful insolent obnoxious pejorative reproachful reviling sarcastic scathing scurrilous uncomplimentary unmannerly violent bitter calumniating contemptuous discourteous impolite rude sharp uncivil unfriendly vituperative vituperatory vulgar abrupt blunt brusque contumelious curt disparaging gruff short surly ungracious unkind bad-mannered disrespectful ill-mannered offhand frank direct brutal straightforward honest unvarnished plain-spoken outspoken realistic snappy terse unceremonious upfront snippy forthright candid downright stark unequivocal bald snappish plain caustic naked tart bare explicit unambiguous undisguised crisp unqualified bluff no-nonsense rough brisk true to life crusty unembellished warts and all truthful straight from the shoulder simple unadorned unexaggerated short-spoken tactless to the point matter-of-fact abrasive churlish undiplomatic brief brusk cavalier straight indelicate unveiled raw hard-hitting impatient crude gritty uncompromising impetuous invective monosyllabic slanderous libelous libellous literal transparent critical clipped unconcealed pulling no punches dusty open not beating about the bush not mincing one's words calling a spade a spade speaking one's mind decisive vigorous businesslike succinct concise testy genuine pithy pure pointed off laconic sincere exact fundamental snippety obvious patent sheer manifest evident irascible graphic unflinching unsentimental unromantic petulant hard thoughtless breviloquent for real open and shut graceless severe cold vitriolic bad-tempered short-tempered ill-tempered opprobrious basic austere outright barefaced complete real virulent withering unornamented plain vanilla undecorated slighting deprecatory flat-out unstinting plainspoken unguarded upright unreserved unsparing blatant brazen grim unfeigned scurril censorious truculent scurrile malign sardonic point-blank threadbare worn patchy negative trenchant scolding calumniatory castigating upbraiding malicious maligning vilifying traducing ranting denunciatory unpolished debasing unpleasant depreciatory detractive disapproving detractory straight-talking straight-shooting scornful demeaning derogative decrying derisory depreciative denigrative sharp-tongued irreverent judgmental disadvantageous detracting sniping dyslogistic downgrading sneering peremptory not afraid to call a spade a spade boorish tetchy impertinent sullen bearish summary grumpy irritable cross grouchy crabby crabbed ungentlemanly inconsiderate ill-humored unladylike ill-humoured compact ill-natured chippy crotchety ill-bred compendious offish impudent epigrammatic elliptical prickly aphoristic cantankerous hasty unchivalrous sententious thumbnail apothegmatic ungallant capsule disagreeable uncouth telegraphic elliptic dismissive unmannered unhandsome uncalled-for openhearted forthcoming oafish flip fresh unrefined mannerless touchy free-spoken up-front crass sour presumptuous angry moody incisive peevish nasty audacious economical sulky choleric ratty querulous morose cheeky clear-cut curmudgeonly saturnine splenetic ornery bilious dyspeptic gnomic ignorant malapert short and sweet ungenteel smart-alecky compendiary vocal undissembling free unevasive underbred inaffable acid unhelpful cruel freehearted foursquare bloody-minded uncharitable coarse round ugly loutish speaking as one finds out-front out of sorts up front distinct passionate aloof hurried excitable sudden undignified perfunctory imperious distant cool unconstrained callous inelegant rushed standoffish bold hearty uncommunicative quick brash good-natured genial approachable uncultured gross taciturn difficult friendly contrary blustering cheery loud fractious arrogant disobliging glum scowling cocky insensitive disgracious mean-spirited mean mouthy smart alecky lippy indecorous shrewish perverse pouty overbearing out-of-line intrusive yokelish bounderish insubordinate boisterous unfeeling humourless humorless unlikable vicious spiteful uncaring hurtful unsympathetic whiny uptight quarrelsome eristic bellicose pettish contentious waspish disputatious unsmiling moping mopey pouting unconsiderate impolitic uncivilized dour uncivilised uncalled for unmistakable positive express flat certain categorical clear condensed straight-from-the-shoulder neat vociferous well defined crystal clear tense piqued uninhibited disgruntled peeved vehement aggravated irritated strident unreticent artless opinionated square close cryptic taut lean precise annoyed indignant narky uncourteous fiery displeased eggy narked shirty rustic sassy inurbane boiled down talking turkey calling spade a spade laying it on the line hotheaded irked unindulgent in a nutshell cut to the bone discontented hot-tempered quick-tempered out of humour having short fuse hot under collar

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Mentally difficult to come to terms with
agonising agonizing bitter excruciating heartrending cruel distressing galling grievous harrowing heartbreaking heart-rending hurtful insufferable painful tormenting torturous unbearable afflicting difficult gut-wrenching traumatic unendurable fierce heavy severe violent intense extreme powerful strong hard ferocious explosive almighty acute sharp dreadful profound forceful intensive deep blistering concentrated furious exquisite vicious vehement vigorous serious potent excessive overwhelming forcible great terrible frightful hellacious ghastly fearsome fearful consuming piercing overpowering heavy-duty tough turbulent racking worrying mighty searing crushing penetrating heightened high raging cutting blustery keen stormy tempestuous hellish devastating protracted marked shrill biting intensified immoderate dynamic relentless all-out gusty grim killing torturing wrenching stiff boisterous stark titanic squally powerhouse considerable tearing suffering tortuous disturbing struggling comprehensive rigorous enormous exceptional supreme extraordinary tragic drastic major hefty brutal close full unqualified upsetting deadly undue diligent all-consuming exaggerated unkind grave lethal fatal thunderous savage troubling strained vivid pungent stinging troublesome sad unfortunate rough damaging destructive mother of all vexing unpleasant dismaying regrettable trying exacting woeful dismal lamentable irksome dire nasty distressful taxing discomforting wild mortal cyclonic smart unforgiving stressful death-dealing all-powerful passionate resounding ungovernable inordinate uncontrollable fiery rabid rampaging uncontrolled rampant intemperate riotous unrestrained storming uncurbed inflamed unchecked unbridled unmanageable unfettered emphatic desperate convulsive hot flaming enraged urgent energetic ruinous strenuous peppery paroxysmal volcanic outrageous frenzied tumultuous aroused coercive out of control full of force gale force burning shooting stabbing poignant peracute sudden finely tuned more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can stand

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Capable of damaging or destroying organic matter
coarse abrasive rough acrid burning corroding corrosive erosive mordant caustic strong cutting biting scathing sharp bitter vitriolic stinging trenchant severe sarcastic acrimonious virulent searing nasty mordacious savage vicious acerbic cruel sardonic hurtful acid devastating spiteful withering venomous astringent malicious barbed catty incisive satirical unkind fierce acerb acidulous blistering wounding pungent snarky tart acidic scalding poisonous satiric penetrating piercing rancorous ferocious critical mean scornful keen smart-mouthed scorching smart-aleck smart-alecky hateful unfriendly hostile brutal vindictive aggressive hard stern waspish razor-edged sarky pointed unsparing derisive callous antagonistic curt malevolent brusque belittling malignant abusive rude malign cynical splenetic stringent mocking rigorous unsympathetic inconsiderate truculent contemptuous pernicious maleficent slashing churlish malefic envenomed tough irascible extremely critical strict ill-natured evil-intentioned grating heartless dry unfeeling violent merciless ruthless unrelenting insensitive eroding grim disparaging pugnacious belligerent resentful irritating derisory angry sulphurous sulfurous pitiless cross contentious cantankerous bilious crabbed salty vitriolous squint-eyed jeering poignant offensive disrespectful ironical taunting rapier-like ironic wry scoffing vehement austere alkaline sound firm uncompromising exacting smart rigid nauseating unfair unjust forceful heavy excessive unyielding unbending stinking foul reeking snide snarling coruscating destructive acetic tonic baleful vengeful despiteful ireful wrathful unblunted piquant extreme rowdy polemic bad overwhelming overpowering stabbing vituperative censorious choleric derogatory edged acute inimical bellicose cranky crabby testy indignant irate peevish sadistic sneering antipathetic wanton highly effective wise bad-tempered ill-tempered cold-blooded carping polishing grinding adverse annoying unpleasant arrogant evil disdainful galling hate-filled sharp-worded thoughtless peppery double-edged ungracious comfortless ill scratching coarse-grained scuffing rubbing scraping spiky argumentative gruff wearing ill-disposed scarring strongly acid sly hard to take chafing frictional scratchy subtle deadpan rubbing the wrong way droll laconic deprecating waggish smoothing sharpening rasping grainy sharp-tongued matter-of-fact apathetic straight-faced low-key quietly humorous poker-faced sour dripping with malice ridiculing telling chaffing backhanded crisp tongue-in-cheek pithy snappy irreverent witty burlesque emphatic drilling terse clear-cut impertinent snappish snippy acetose short disapproving provocative salt exciting racy stimulating vigorous twitting saucy needling contumelious scurrilous captious cold ornery weisenheiming forthright driving clear clever implausible ridiculous defiant contradictory exaggerated backbiting alert jibing atypical twisted uncomplimentary curious spicy quick-witted explicit powerful distinct effective blunt parodying lampooning humorous spoofing paradoxical spoof farcical bantering potent unequivocal edgy crushing Hudibrastic Rabelaisian razor-sharp accurate venomed pertinent meaty meaningful insightful right-on insinuating short-and-sweet legit pregnant in a nutshell on the nose boiled down laid on the line right to it calling a spade a spade on the button

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(of cold weather or climate) Bitterly cold
cold bitter bleak brumal chilly cutting frigid frosty frozen gelid nipping nippy numbing piercing shivery snappy subzero sub-zero wintery wintry freezing hard icy severe arctic discomforting polar uncomfortable biting bone-chilling extreme glacial icy-cold nasty Siberian inclement intemperate wild bitterly cold raw sharp chill penetrating parky keen stinging chilling shrewd cool smarting coolish coldish snowy ice-cold crisp hibernal stormy algid hyperborean tempestuous boreal unpleasant fierce blasting rough foul windy squally numb blustery hypothermic bad chilled filthy violent rigorous intense siberian hiemal intensely cold brisk knifelike painful acute blighting snithy icebox perishing three-dog night disagreeable cold as ice heavy choppy raging agitated heaving rainy wet drizzly damp dirty turbulent adverse boisterous storm-tossed rugged brutal sleety brass monkeys rimy fresh refrigerated frore shivering antarctic bracing hawkish iced invigorating refreshing frost-bound envigorating gusty very cold thundery howling blustering murky stormful stimulating reviving draughty restorative tonic exhilarating benumbed breezy foggy drafty healthful rousing energizing hyperboreal enlivening vitalizing miserable cloudy health-giving two-dog night one-dog night overcast blowy gray grey dark energising extremely cold chilled to the bone ice-capped icicled hoar unheated perished circumpolar Hyperborean air-conditioned solid iced up frigorific sleeted algific frozen to the marrow blizzardlike cooled below freezing below zero evil preserved rejuvenating with ice ice-covered uplifting fortifying on the rocks strengthening rejuvenative roaring angry tumultuous furious salutary revitalizing stimulative beneficial vigorous vital healthy cordial lively salubrious storming threatening storm-wracked torrid riproaring vehement menacing raining cats and dogs frenzied unsettled coming down savage quickening pick-me-up inspiriting exhilarative animating zesty revitalising

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(of aesthetic sense) Excessively showy or ornamented
garish gaudy kitsch bright brilliant dazzling glaring ostentatious tawdry lurid noisy ornate overdone bold flashy crude loud showy vulgar brash brassy tasteless flash tacky jazzy brazen blatant flamboyant swanky glitzy flaunting gross raffish obtrusive over-bright violent brummagem glittering distasteful splashy swank flaring unattractive razzle-dazzle bilious nauseating sickly kitschy chintzy cheap screaming tinsel meretricious in bad taste naff overwrought crass unrefined over-elaborate low nasty tinselly common OTT over the top common as muck cheap and nasty florid gay pizzazz frou-frou extravagant chichi snazzy ritzy splendiferous coarse pretentious colorful bling-bling catchpenny pzazz colourful trumpery gussied up putting on the ritz strident blaring grating jarring saucy raucous piercing insolent jangling thundering dissonant cacophonous deafening impudent booming shrill bold-faced cocksure impertinent cheeky forward arch cocky sassy wise nervy brazen-faced ear-splitting pert brassbound audacious discordant fresh pushy barefaced loud-mouthed tinny unblushing forceful overbearing metallic rude unabashed loudmouthed flirtatious overbold hard arrogant arrant high-pitched shameless trashy vivid striking eye-catching vibrant resplendent conspicuous rich shoddy fancy gimcrack intense sleazy shabby tatty bling inferior glowing affected theatrical rubbishy Brummagem schlocky junky strong second-rate poor miserable glittery fancy-pants brightly coloured flaming elaborate sporty bright-coloured cheapjack pompous outrageous bombastic luxurious dashing grandiose pronounced dicty prominent noticeable low-grade mediocre lousy luxuriant cheesy radiant rotten low-rent psychedelic glamorous kaleidoscopic dramatic blazing deep-coloured plastic shining worthless classy superfly exciting swashbuckling opulent tony peacocky sumptuous specious obvious multicoloured paltry baroque multicolored bad execrable cut-rate wretched terrible bum schlock bargain-basement clear rococo sparkling many-coloured spectacular scruffy mean makeshift run-down dingy el cheapo broken-down stylish highly-coloured highly colored sensational histrionic uncouth lowbrow cheap-jack splendid pizazzy pizzazzy useless jaunty decorated plush festooned tactless improper lustrous graceless impolite kenspeckle bodacious grabby commanding remarkable catchy marked arresting emphatic offensive unseemly nifty splurgy deep indecorous indelicate bedazzling rough lowbred jerry-built irradiant dilapidated seedy multicolour lively exhibitionistic unmistakable third-rate poor-quality sheeny warm fussy glossy luminescent incandescent gleaming peacockish camp wild motley smart luminous candescent artificial varicoloured prismatic variegated luscious shiny manifest evident in poor taste polychromatic harlequin rainbow lucid grand ropy graphic glistering lambent multicolor exaggerated refulgent beaming rubbish grotty duff ablaze low-down slipshod rainbow-like many-hued arty-farty base looking like an explosion in a paint factory not up to snuff like an explosion in a paint factory frowzy clashing blinding superficial sham painful to look at pinchbeck cheap-looking flowery fakey startling aureate expensive whimsical full richly coloured brave daring adventurous unspeakable dirty twopenny-halfpenny animated visual corinthian flimsy insubstantial rickety sickening magnificent cheapo convivial merry ramshackle revolting vile inappropriate casual informal bodger titillating shocking daredevil defiant eye-searing badly built outstanding distinct unacceptable substandard inglorious trendy brilliantly coloured fun salient imaginative stimulating effective interesting disgusting thrown together garbagy sucky valueless natty flakey flaky gassy well marked definite plain undiplomatic bizarre dreadful cruddy fiery bloody fluorescent elegant stately trifling actorly multihued sick gruesome embellished ornamented adorned sharp flaunted gilded prosperous imposing beautiful superb iridescent chromatic glowering sanguine livid overbright uptown busy impressive overstated dime-a-dozen two-bit varicolored multichromatic colored gingerbread spiffy snappy schmick rakish scintillating polychrome high-flown gorgeous lavish varied hued versicolor wedding-cake gee-whizz phantasmagoric particoloured coloured picturesque particolored patent parti-colored many-colored multi-coloured many-splendoured flagrant open protruding transparent overt intrusive protuberant inescapable thrusting palpable unconcealed scrubby neglected dumpy bombed-out tumbledown mangy moth-eaten beat-up dog-eared tatterdemalion down-at-the-heels threadbare grungy down-at-heel ratty timeworn naked undisguised sheer observable perceptible Day-glo inflated straightforward bald outright unashamed mannered out of place sticking out undeniable overambitious inelegant rank brass-necked indisputable cut-and-dried unembarrassed unmitigated egregious outmoded faded out-of-date stodgy frumpy untidy slovenly unbecoming waxy unsuitable poky unkempt messy sloppy unrepentant unsubtle sticking out a mile standing out like a sore thumb standing out a mile sticking out like a sore thumb rough-hewn roughneck uncultured incult insensible indiscreet unpolished uncultivated rugged ill-bred illiberal posey la-di-da assuming without shame protrusive deliberate crying in plain sight flaunty conceited heroic snobbish pseudo snippy hifalutin sophomoric vainglorious pseud poseur stupid raunchy hideous foolish unsightly outlandish barbarous off-color unclassy low-down-and-dirty trivial unlovely barbaric flatulent toffee-nosed poncey hollow puffed up feigned hyperventilated high-minded put-on stilted highfaluting la-de-da arty too-too fake chi-chi

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Not having or showing feeling or sympathy
stony unfeeling hard callous heartless unsympathetic merciless pitiless ruthless insensitive cold uncharitable inhuman unmerciful inhumane remorseless unsparing compassionless obdurate cruel affectless indurate indifferent uncaring severe soulless stonyhearted ironhearted pachydermatous desensitised desensitized unemotional insensate cool stern impassive unresponsive frigid unfriendly blank unforgiving expressionless deadpan inflexible hardened unbending tough unmoved steely icy flinty frosty unyielding inexorable uncompromising unrelenting uncompassionate chilly firm hostile unwelcoming fixed adamant coldhearted adamantine Rhadamanthine hard-hearted cold-blooded case-hardened hard-boiled cold-hearted stony-hearted thick-skinned slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners poker-faced lacking compassion marble-hearted unpitying stoney unkind implacable relentless brutal hardhearted strict with a heart of stone mean grim barbarous rigorous fierce rigid hard-nosed savage exacting sadistic austere unconcerned unappeasable barbaric apathetic inconsiderate ferocious intransigent stubborn draconian stringent immovable determined obstinate dogged unremitting resolute hardheaded authoritarian vindictive mulish stiff-necked vicious headstrong repellent heavy-handed intractable stiff ossified bullheaded cutthroat dog-eat-dog cut-throat inclement disinterested bestial demanding mortal monstrous intolerant untouched wanton aloof hard-bitten bloodless unpleasant nasty ironfisted unshakeable wilful unwavering unflinching sanguinary pertinacious oppressive lukewarm halfhearted aversive repugnant willful self-willed inconvincible pat pigheaded perverse self-opinionated opinionated iron-fisted hard-line tyrannical hard as nails cold fish single-minded set in stone bloodthirsty fiendish diabolical feral thoughtless insensible surly rancorous illiberal mean-spirited evil wicked fell heinous spiritless ramrod stone-hearted atrocious unsusceptible punishing really hard unloving avaricious greedy butcherly unkindly brute truculent beastly dastardly hurtful unaffected unswerving feelingless flagitious egregious hardline solid unstirred antipathetic uncongenial drastic tenacious as hard as nails steadfast murderous refractory forbidding indefatigable rough bound locked in no-nonsense unmovable hanging tough bound and determined browbeating dead set on killer malevolent revengeful satanic hatchetjob coldblooded brutish unhappy without pity detached dead ungenerous indurated unapproachable challenging taxing lifeless killer instinct selfish heedless dispassionate uncommiserating self-centred tyrannous constant vengeful punitive mechanical irreconcilable matter-of-fact premeditated imperturbable intense disagreeable impenetrable malign hateful wolfish malicious cannibalistic malignant stingy unfair ungracious crotchety cantankerous unempathetic anesthetized unamiable churlish sensationless emotionless anaesthetized deadened uncordial iron crass faceless utilitarian inexpressive gray subhuman grey bleak unimpressionable torpid insentient impenitent toughened careless inured tactless obtuse imperceptive unchristian censorious assiduous tireless sedulous unflagging unstoppable arch persistent impervious inattentive incurious unsensitive oblivious without sentiment bloody sour unregenerate unrepenting uncontrite bull-headed self-centered unsympathizing spiteful off-putting abhorrent difficult bitter antagonistic strong-minded unpersuadable unmalleable gruff bullying inured to bloody-minded iron-willed contumacious blind to deaf to set unabated pounding insistent hard-headed brick-wall loveless very hard unimpressible unrepentant uncooperative impertinent unshakable bullhead recalcitrant sworn deadly at each other's throats uncalled-for mean machine depraved hellish having a killer instinct hard-hitting tough nut to crack proof against persuasion dour grave unsentimental appalling unfaltering disciplinarian resolved hard-core imperious dire ascetical domineering by the book absolute dyed-in-the-wool extreme formidable ascetic pressing astringent autocratic disciplinary desperate hard-shelled two-fisted immutable pugnacious do or die crisp sticking to one's guns standing one's ground doctrinaire unswayable hold the line hold one's ground dug in dogmatic hold the fort unflexible incompliant standing pat rapacious grasping usurious bloodsucking unplacatable unmollifiable inescapable iron-handed unpacifiable predatory ineluctable mean business no going back like death and taxes necessary ironclad unchangeable hell bent on immobile compulsory grabby blood-sucking money-grubbing extortionate corrupt

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Difficult or challenging in nature, especially physically
rugged hard tough difficult arduous demanding exacting strenuous rough challenging gruelling laborious heavy rigorous formidable grueling testing toilsome taxing onerous trying uphill backbreaking murderous herculean fierce moiling hellacious tall effortful killer austere sweaty Augean operose hairy spartan murder mean knotty pick-and-shovel no picnic heavy sledding large order severe burdensome exhausting brutal punishing tiring excruciating fatiguing wearisome back-breaking stressful hellish stiff wearying oppressive troublesome crushing draining harrowing sapping wearing grinding grievous torturous bothersome debilitating painful exigent grim tedious weighty killing unsparing knackering agonizing cruel bruising irksome unremitting unbearable tiresome toilful agonising Herculean enervating energy-consuming ponderous tortuous intolerable labored nerve-racking traumatic laboured daunting relentless ambitious extreme crippling forbidding thorny galling vigorous sticky uncomfortable shattering depleting tough going worrying frustrating pressured fraught painstaking vexing exasperating vexatious unforgiving mighty hectic intense unpleasant distressing colossal serious cumbersome upstream intimidating unyielding distressful gargantuan slavish difficile titanic tense anxious upsetting agitating bitter hardhanded inhuman searing immoderate steep persnickety racking stringent impossible tricky merciless imperious pressing jarring solemn insufferable hefty backbreaker prohibitive immense staggering gigantic unendurable anxiety-ridden really hard tormenting very hard physical unreasonable prostrating exorbitant excessive dour worrisome embittering unfair dogged dreadful aggravating slow punitive inexorable boring wretched pestilent tight exerting busy disturbing a stinker of a nagging Spartan bad shocking drastic chastening time-consuming unjust dicey awful hazardous easier said than done high-impact torturesome hard-won drudgy vicious marathon troubling unnerving high-pressure problem ominous not easy worksome like getting blood out of a stone ferocious almighty savage scabrous problematic uphill battle discomforting thoroughgoing major

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Producing or capable of producing significant noise
loud noisy blaring booming deafening roaring thunderous thundering tumultuous clamorous blasting head-splitting ear-splitting ear-piercing piercing cacophonous raucous strident resounding reverberating reverberant carrying clearly audible sonorous boisterous deep ringing riotous clangorous lusty powerful forceful disorderly rambunctious stentorian full-throated rowdy forte rackety clattery ear-popping earsplitting fortissimo obstreperous uproarious screaming strepitous plangent slam-bang dinning brassy clattering discordant loudmouth blatant raspy jumping blusterous raising Cain turned up raising the roof resonant pulsating throbbing stentorious throaty reverberatory echoing strong reverberative orotund heightened intensified pulsing vociferous full sonorant clear rich harmonious lively oscillating melodious fruity rotund consonant palpitating baritone canorous round plummy golden vibrant low robust electrifying overpowering intense enhanced mellow aquiver full-bodied very loud deep-toned ear-shattering full-voiced loud-voiced vehement insistent vocal emphatic demanding vigorous outspoken frank forthright shrieking plain-spoken direct open candid uninhibited shouting enthusiastic voluble vociferant importunate zealous blunt big fulminating heavy turbulent crashing blustering pealing full-mouthed high-sounding free-spoken expressive articulate keen wakes the dead eloquent clamorsome facile fluent free plainspoken smooth-spoken glib venting fiery urgent clamant fervent impassioned earnest eager loudmouthed angry fervid inflamed heated loud-mouthed yowling yawping yauping squawking ranting vociferating caterwauling fierce rabid distracting shrill

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Displeasing to one's senses
rotten unpleasant nasty distasteful disagreeable unpalatable disgusting yucky displeasing horrible foul awful horrid unsavoury unsavory bitter vile sour icky dreadful unwelcome yukky unpleasing wicked frightful ghastly shocking beastly bad dirty uncongenial filthy poisonous unlovely offensive revolting objectionable repulsive repellent repugnant distressing abominable lousy obnoxious nauseating terrible sickening odious appalling loathsome gruesome annoying gross horrendous hideous atrocious upsetting uninviting stinking wretched abhorrent severe detestable painful miserable unappetizing grotty noisome yucko mean deplorable troublesome funky ugly irksome rancid agonizing uncomfortable execrable off-putting grim grody cruddy hateful galling vexatious skanky nauseous mucky agonising diabolical noxious malodorous repellant smelly rank acrid putrid fetid mephitic horrific pongy stinky whiffy disquieting forbidding foetid traumatic torturous woeful disturbing cruel difficult grisly unacceptable distressful macabre grievous dire regrettable tormenting harrowing undesirable irritating lamentable excruciating hurtful unhappy squalid unattractive grubby polluted foul-smelling niffy smudged bedraggled stained unsportsmanlike besmirched black fulsome dingy draggled befouled sneaking smutty despicable contemptible sorry unfair grimy pitiful blackened grungy scandalous obscene miasmal ratty sullied loathly scabby muddy cheap begrimed scummy scurvy sordid illegal evil bemired dusty unclean uncleanly soiled paltry lame pitiable disgustful festy olid troubling disconcerting hellish poison bum ungodly unholy crummy gut-wrenching on the nose sick-making God-awful worrisome discomforting dislikable unsettling daunting horrifying stressful perturbing brackish poor dismal doleful agitating troublous frightening fraught hairy nightmarish grave monstrous tragical hellacious hard unfortunate fierce godawful heartbreaking ruthless savage hostile brutal merciless mortifying unappealing worrying afflicting tragic sad intense trying heartrending invidious afflictive concerning evil-smelling bothersome heart-rending unsympathetic discordant inhospitable oppressed pitiless vicious impoverished stark bleak unspeakable poverty-stricken weak flat pain drag mighty sinister gory morbid harmful acute gnarly crashing injurious destructive fearful not pleasant pesky eye-watering unpopular messy unlucky undesired disappointing rejected unwanted blameworthy excluded uninvited reprehensible raunchy yecchy sleazy creepy scuzzy vulgar unsought exceptionable inadmissible ill-favoured unwished for unwished-for not wanted ill-advised too bad ill-favored humourless sober sombre unnerving humorless unbearable solemn discomposing somber gloomy unsatisfactory unendurable lurid sedate abysmal depressing pungent pathetic uncool awkward saddening affecting anguished sorrowful rotted spoilt decayed strong skunky stenchy decomposing acid strong-smelling stenchful decaying fusty odiferous odoriferous stale spoiling decomposed spoiled reeking musty acidic rotting reeky nerve-racking nail-biting extremely bad nerve-wracking heart-breaking poignant murderous onerous unrelenting stiff rough chilling hardhanded burdensome oppressive tough heavy inhuman rugged relentless searing ferocious remorseless great sore inclement calamitous intemperate provoking rigorous hard-hearted bogging vomitous stomach-turning vomit-inducing stomach-churning sooty gut-churning manky heinous gungy smeared rebarbative unwashed feculent impure shabby slimy unhygienic defiled slovenly spotted insanitary unsanitary contaminated sloppy cringe-making from hell smeary very unpleasant tarnished intolerable shameful scungy sick inedible fouled egregious pigpen rubbish beyond the pale sticky untidy unkempt greasy seedy tasteless slatternly disgraceful dreggy corrupt uneatable dishevelled disheveled alarming putrefied frowzy unsightly dungy spattered damnable savorless worthless poxy serious unlaundered undusted unswept unlikable tainted direful ropy duff pants chronic sucky rubbishy useless rundown slummy insalubrious emetic mud-caked besmeared dowdy miry muddied scruffy bespattered murky dislikeable diseased insipid discouraging gloopy repelling flea-bitten flavourless outrageous shameless very disgusting tremendous insupportable dirt-encrusted unpardonable inexcusable mucous clammy muculent viscous glutinous vapid uninteresting dull high insufferable unforgivable frowsy miasmic frowsty ripe dismaying godforsaken flavorless unenticing dreaded disliked unsuitable squicky cloying surfeiting sleazeball inadequate formidable pits punk very bad base low terrifying terrific inconvenient shunned to be avoided for the birds strictly for the birds inexpedient outcast defective out of place detrimental loathed adverse incommodious disadvantageous scorned grewsome spine-chilling scary fearsome intimidating dread redoubtable hair-raising nightmare a load of pants perverted shuddersome like death warmed up spooky frozen sinful depraved degenerate cloudy debased iniquitous dishonourable dark dissolute diabolic reprobate humiliating debauched low-down degrading nefarious fiendish abject ignoble coarse devilish snide villainous unrighteous ignominious currish immoral dishonorable unlawful wrong unethical low-minded flagitious straggly disarrayed degraded abandoned dishabille mung tinhorn trashy downer substandard not up to par bush-league cut-rate wack diddly garbage valueless bummer scurrilous poor quality low-grade schlocky the pits meagre third-rate blah indefensible under par bad news low-quality not up to scratch cheesy disastrous low-rent el cheapo less-than-stellar crumby poor-quality not up to snuff fallacious inferior second-class mediocre below par sub-par junky laughable meager dissatisfactory second-rate not good two-bit bargain-basement irremediable erroneous not the best nidorous maggoty stagnant worm-eaten moldering unfresh wormy carious turned degenerated off gangrenous graveolent curdled mouldy flyblown putrescent unfit for human consumption mouldered fermented soured dank overripe addled moldered moldy mouldering putrefacient putrefying putrefactive

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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
steely stern grim forbidding severe dour fierce flinty austere intimidating gruff ungentle louring stark ferocious lowering rough vicious threatening fiery rugged pitiless fearsome unrestrained callous fiendish frightening frightful beastly cutthroat bestial hellish horrible venomous hard strict serious sullen morose solemn unsmiling somber sour stony surly sombre glum unfriendly grave rigorous frowning tough sulky menacing rigid angry mean-looking authoritarian ramrod heavy-handed stiff moody distant aloof cold savage brooding fell unsympathetic gloomy stringent crabbed bitter scowling furious glowering bleak truculent grumpy aggressive disapproving no-nonsense cantankerous inhospitable hostile cheerless enraged crabby dark boot-faced dismal dreary uncommunicative poker-faced sober uninviting unapproachable formidable churlish aggrieved indignant foreboding ominous temperamental aggravated melancholic hard-faced dejected ugly saturnine sinister cross resolute gray splenetic grouchy grey crusty bad-tempered ill-tempered humourless humorless implacable wild violent joyless barbaric cruel dangerous unappeasable mortified critical mean murderous brutal untamed feral unruly rabid brute bloodthirsty merciless malevolent ruthless unmerciful malignant terrible barbarous cast-iron convulsive impetuous brutish raging heartless baleful delirious monstrous incessive remorseless raving inhumane sadistic uncontrollable inhuman undomesticated fearful frantic rapacious infuriated crazed mad butcherly animalistic primitive tigerish biffo aggers formal unfeeling reserved unrelenting icy frosty unemotional frigid chilly stuffy exacting inflexible uncharitable unforgiving unyielding unbending illiberal remote solid earnest obdurate astringent inexorable hard-nosed hard-boiled

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Likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
unfavourable unfavorable adverse unpropitious untimely inauspicious inopportune disadvantageous inconvenient untoward ominous unfortunate unlucky inexpedient prejudicial regrettable calamitous negative inconducive troublesome unseasonable counter harmful infelicitous threatening bad destructive detrimental improper unpromising unsuitable damaging unseemly objectionable unhappy unsuited discommodious malapropos unfit disparaging ill inappropriate inapt opposed wrong gloomy inadvisable ill-advised very bad ill-suited awkward ill-timed mistimed difficult disagreeable unwelcome hostile unpleasant unanticipated badly timed disastrous contrary inimical early poor unfriendly bothersome premature ill-chosen precocious unbecoming undue uncomplimentary soon a bit previous too early early on before time oversoon overearly too soon abortive menacing terrible forbidding foreboding dreadful grim wretched direful perilous inhospitable bleak dire dangerous worrying nasty incommodious prohibitive testing tough trying challenging incongruous discommoding unfitting misplaced ill-fitted unprofitable unbefitting unsatisfactory antagonistic low tardy late unadvantageous ill-fated unhelpful undeveloped raw unfledged embryonic forward unripe incomplete predeveloped immature green unexpected unforeseen unpredicted annoying unusual unpredictable surprising refractory incontrollable irritating uncontrollable willful intractable ungovernable wilful wayward froward headstrong recalcitrant unmanageable unruly vexatious unpliable stubborn star-crossed unyielding misfortunate undisciplined fractious disturbing hapless problematic luckless indocile ill-starred wild advance bright and early anachronistic intrusive out-of-date too late previous early bird

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Deeply pessimistic
dark dismal pessimistic gloomy downbeat cynical bleak grim negative sombre despondent gloom-ridden depressing grave dreary hopeless morose cheerless fatalistic foreboding joyless defeatist drab melancholy glum lugubrious somber depressed despairing discouraging dejected demoralised demoralized desolate disheartening dispiriting funereal morbid troubled worrying dim miserable mournful sullen bitter black doleful horrid oppressive alarmist austere distrustful doubting suspicious unfortunate unhappy chilly unenthusiastic Eeyorish cold comfortless depressive disconsolate drear dreich elegiac elegiacal godforsaken gray grey saturnine sepulchral solemn forlorn dire wretched tenebrous tenebrific plutonian murky lonely darkening lonesome chill sunless Cimmerian cloudy sad woeful dull sorrowful dolorous blue uninviting melancholic sorry woebegone dingy pathetic dour heartbreaking heartrending distressing abject crestfallen downcast down in the dumps dispirited unpleasant saddening unpromising unwelcoming disagreeable rueful down in the mouth downhearted uncomfortable bad down awful piteous upsetting grievous inhospitable mirthless in the dumps distressed teary tearful inauspicious tragic bare stark troublesome low terrible forbidding cast down spiritless unfavorable unfavourable clinical impersonal institutional spartan mourning tough in low spirits dejecting lamentable unpropitious difficult moody dreadful hostile low-spirited harrowing drearisome unfriendly hard lamenting bland severe dirgelike draggy mopey poor ominous trying afflicted wintry jarring wintery inconsolable pitiable onerous taxing rough pitiful humourless humorless moping down-and-out heavy-hearted vexatious dangerous perilous precarious disturbing shadowy in a blue funk serious given to looking on the black side adverse problematic tricky heartbroken poignant sober plaintive excruciating dirge-like broken-hearted horrible tight grief-stricken squalid disappointing nostalgic awkward sticky grieving bearish devastated sorrowing traumatic straitened sordid anguished distressful thorny prickly delicate shameful in the pits colorless sinister painful taciturn dragged execrable deplorable inferior lousy moving foul long-faced exacting appalling hazardous arduous hairy bothersome challenging irksome critical knotty sulky indigent scurvy scungy impoverished displeasing detestable rotten doubtful horrific gut-wrenching problematical ticklish chancy worrisome concerning dodgy iffy punishing lacklustre deep lackluster hurting acheronian dubious suspect questionable colourless boring monotonous lifeless heart-rending