Mild and Rough


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Mild adjective – Marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low.
Usage example: the mild weather that makes springtime such a delight

Rough is an antonym for mild in topics: temperate, gentle, easygoing.
Nearby Words: mildness, mildly
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Rough adjective – Difficult to endure.
Usage example: I've had a rough time of it since I lost my job

Mild is an antonym for rough in topics: harsh, rude, stormy, uneven, approximate.
Nearby Words: roughly, roughness, roughen, roughening, roughed
Antonyms for Rough
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sense mild sense rough sense
man mild man rough man
guy mild guy rough guy
type mild type rough type
Other nouns: way, personality, accent, version, weather.

Both words in one sentence

  • Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough - Swarte Kattes' two X Os are the mild mannered USAF veteran Paul "Caddy" Vosser and the foul mouthed ex-RAF veteran McLeach who can't make it through a sentence without swearing or an hour without a drink.
  • Blackwell's personality 'is' a little rough around the edges, but its actually relatively mild.
  • If the mild-mannered Clark Kent starts speaking and acting rough and is sexually aggressive, you could bet your lucky stars that he is on red kryptonite.
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