Definition of hardness in English:


Syllabification: hard·ness
Pronunciation: /härdnis


  • 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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