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Meaning of word hard from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

hard   adjective

Meaning : Not easy. Requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure.

Example : A difficult task.
Nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access.
Difficult times.
Why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?.

Synonyms : difficult

Posing no difficulty. Requiring little effort.

An easy job.
An easy problem.
An easy victory.
The house is easy to heat.
Satisfied with easy answers.
Took the easy way out of his dilemma.

Meaning : Dispassionate.

Example : Took a hard look.
A hard bargainer.

Compassionate and kind. Conciliatory.

He was soft on his children.

Meaning : Resisting weight or pressure.

Yielding readily to pressure or weight.


Meaning : Very strong or vigorous.

Example : Strong winds.
A hard left to the chin.
A knockout punch.
A severe blow.

Synonyms : knockout, severe

Meaning : Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion. Especially physical effort.

Example : Worked their arduous way up the mining valley.
A grueling campaign.
Hard labor.
Heavy work.
Heavy going.
Spent many laborious hours on the project.
Set a punishing pace.

Synonyms : arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome

Meaning : Produced without vibration of the vocal cords.

Example : Unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'.

Synonyms : surd, unvoiced, voiceless

जिसका उच्चारण करते समय स्वरतंत्रियाँ झंकृत नहीं होती हों।

हिंदी में चौदह व्यंजन अघोष हैं।
अघोष, अल्पध्वनियुक्त

Produced with vibration of the vocal cords.

A frequently voiced opinion.
Voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'.
soft, sonant, voiced

Meaning : (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source.

Synonyms : concentrated

(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected.

diffuse, diffused, soft

Meaning : (of speech sounds). Produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum.

Example : Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants.

(of speech sounds). Produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate. Characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh').


Meaning : Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors.

Example : A hard drinker.

Synonyms : heavy, intemperate

Meaning : Being distilled rather than fermented. Having a high alcoholic content.

Example : Hard liquor.

Synonyms : strong

Meaning : Unfortunate or hard to bear.

Example : Had hard luck.
A tough break.

Synonyms : tough

Meaning : Dried out.

Example : Hard dry rolls left over from the day before.

जिसमें आर्द्रता या जलीय अंश सूखकर इतना कम हो या इतना कम बच रहा हो कि उसे सहज में मनमाना रूप न दिया जा सके या जो मुलायम न हो।

मोयन की कमी के कारण खुर्मा कड़ा हो गया है।
कठोर, कड़कड़, कड़ा, करारा, सख़्त, सख्त, हृष्ट

hard   adverb

Meaning : With effort or force or vigor.

Example : The team played hard.
Worked hard all day.
Pressed hard on the lever.
Hit the ball hard.
Slammed the door hard.

Meaning : With firmness.

Example : Held hard to the railing.

Synonyms : firmly

अत्यंत दृढ़तापूर्वक या बहुत मज़बूती से।

ये स्तम्भ बरसों से अभिस्थिर खड़े हुए हैं।

Meaning : Earnestly or intently.

Example : Thought hard about it.
Stared hard at the accused.

Meaning : Causing great damage or hardship.

Example : Industries hit hard by the depression.
She was severely affected by the bank's failure.

Synonyms : severely

Meaning : Slowly and with difficulty.

Example : Prejudices die hard.
He was so dizzy he could hardly stand up straight.

Synonyms : hardly

कठिनाई के साथ।

कठिनतः यह कार्य समाप्त हो गया।
कठिनतः, कठिनाई से, जैसे तैसे, नीठि, बमुश्किल, मुश्किल से

Meaning : Indulging excessively.

Example : He drank heavily.

Synonyms : heavily, intemperately

Indulging with temperance.

We eat lightly in the morning.

Meaning : Into a solid condition.

Example : Concrete that sets hard within a few hours.

Meaning : Very near or close in space or time.

Example : It stands hard by the railroad tracks.
They were hard on his heels.
A strike followed hard upon the plant's opening.

Meaning : With pain or distress or bitterness.

Example : He took the rejection very hard.

Meaning : To the full extent possible. All the way.

Example : Hard alee.
The ship went hard astern.
Swung the wheel hard left.


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