Ordered vs Harsh - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between ordered and harsh

is that ordered is in order, not messy, tidy while harsh is unpleasantly rough to the touch or other senses.

As verbs the difference between ordered and harsh

is that ordered is (order) while harsh is (slang) to negatively criticize.

ordered

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • In order, not messy, tidy.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 4 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Milner and Theo Walcott failed to justify their selection ahead of Aston Villa's Young as they struggled ineffectually in the first half, leaving striker Bent isolated and starved of supply as Switzerland looked the more composed and ordered team.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • (order)
  • harsh

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Unpleasantly rough to the touch or other senses.
  • Severe or cruel.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 5 , author=Phil Dawkes , title=QPR 2 - 3 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Great news for City, but the result was harsh on Neil Warnock's side who gave as good as they got even though the odds were stacked against them.}}

    Antonyms

    * genteel

    Verb

    (es)
  • (slang) To negatively criticize.
  • Quit harshing me already, I said that I was sorry!
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  • (slang) to put a damper on (a mood).
  • Dude, you're harshing my buzz.
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  • Synonyms

    * rough

    Derived terms

    * harshly * harshness