Hard and Rough


Show Definitions
Hard adjective – Having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings.
Usage example: a hard man, who never had a kind word for anyone

Rough is a synonym for hard in behaviour topic. In some cases you can use "Rough" instead the word "Hard" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like comfort, difficult, heavy, cruel. popular alternative
Nearby Words: harden, hardship, hardy, hardly, hardness
Synonyms for Hard


Show Definitions
Rough adjective – Requiring considerable physical or mental effort.
Usage example: a forensics expert who willingly takes on rough assignments

Hard is a synonym for rough in comfort topic. You can use "Hard" instead an adjective "Rough", if it concerns topics such as rude, boisterous, harsh, unpleasant. popular alternative
Nearby Words: roughly, roughness, roughen, roughening, roughed
Synonyms for Rough

Things that words describes

life hard life rough life
part hard part rough part
style hard style rough style
men hard men rough men
Other nouns: look, cut, stuff, time, way, world, road, fight, side, childhood, version, landing, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Mount & Blade The battles are full of realistically rough and hard-hitting swings, stabs and parries.
  • Film / Stake Land Knight in Sour Armor: Mister's demeanour is as rough and hard as you'd expect for a man who's been hunting vampires for solo for a long time but he's still a good guy beneath it all.
  • Western Animation / Toot & Puddle Furthermore, feather duster feathers are usually soft as to not scratch the item it's being used on, while shuttlecocks tend to be made out of rough and hard feathers to reduce air resistance.
Cite this Source
Rough and Hard. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 13, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/hard/rough
Hard & Rough. N.p., 2016. Web. 13 Apr. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/hard/rough>.
Rough or Hard. 2016. Accessed April 13, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/hard/rough.

Synonyms for hard
Share this picture

Synonyms for rough
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "hard" and "rough" have occurred on timeline: