No Encyclopedia Entry for Harsh
Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (a.) Rough; disagreeable; grating
2. (a.) disagreeable to the touch.
3. (a.) disagreeable to the taste.
4. (a.) disagreeable to the ear.
5. (a.) Unpleasant and repulsive to the sensibilities; austere; crabbed; morose; abusive; abusive; severe; rough.
6. (a.) Having violent contrasts of color, or of light and shade; lacking in harmony.