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  Definition of hardness
  1. excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"
  2. the quality of being difficult to do; "he assigned a series of problems of increasing hardness"
  3. devoid of passion or feeling
  4. the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
Similar Words: severity, harshness, rigor, rigour, inclemency, stiffness, unfeelingness, callousness, insensibility

 

Hyponyms: firmness, incompressibility

 

Attributes: hard, soft

 

 
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