hard

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɑːrd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hɑrd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(härd)

Inflections of 'hard' (advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."):
harder
adv comparative
hardest
adv superlative
Inflections of 'hard' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
harder
adj comparative
hardest
adj superlative

hard
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: requiring physical effort
Synonyms:
difficult , arduous, laborious, tough , rough , tiring , challenging , strenuous, grueling, gruelling (UK), demanding , backbreaking, exacting, hard work, hard going, severe , extreme , painful
Sense: Adjective: difficult conceptually
Synonyms:
difficult , tough , challenging , complicated , complex , formidable, dense
Sense: Adjective: solid
Synonyms:
solid , rigid, firm , stiff , unyielding, compact, dense , rock-hard, hard as nails, durable , resistant, impervious
Sense: Adjective: harsh
Synonyms:
harsh , unrelenting, merciless, pitiless, callous , cold-blooded, coldblooded, cold , unmerciful, tough , hard as nails, stern , severe , unfeeling, unemotional, unsentimental, dispassionate, impervious
Sense: Adjective: stubborn
Synonyms:
stubborn , obstinate, adamant , hardheaded, hard-headed, unyielding, unrelenting, headstrong, inflexible, intractable, recalcitrant, dogged, persistent
Sense: Adjective: difficult to eliminate - stains, habits, etc.
Synonyms:
difficult , stubborn , challenging , tough , tricky , persistent , immovable
Sense: Adjective: alcoholic - US
Synonyms:
alcoholic, strong , distilled, containing alcohol, with a high alcohol content, high-alcohol, intoxicating
Sense: Adverb: laboriously
Synonyms:
laboriously, arduously, diligently, strenuously, resolutely, intensely, determinedly, tirelessly, relentlessly, doggedly, like a dog, like mad (informal)
Sense: Adverb: forcibly
Synonyms:
forcibly, forcefully, with force, with great force, powerfully, firmly , explosively, sturdily, mightily, impactfully, deeply , badly

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