Definition of hardness in English:

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hardness

Pronunciation: /ˈhärdnəs/

noun

The quality or condition of being hard: people complained about the hardness of the chairs a lack of mental hardness
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  • The woman in his office has a hardness, even a harshness in her face and voice.
  • That mix of humanity and hardness rolled together has made many a local hero or heroine in working class communities throughout the years.
  • A diamond is a gem excelling in brilliance and remarkable for extreme hardness.

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Syllabification: hard·ness

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