Definition of HARD

  1. (adj)not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
  2. (adj)dispassionate
  3. (adj)resisting weight or pressure
  4. (adj)produced without vibration of the vocal cords
  5. (adj)(of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
  6. (adj)(of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum
  7. (adj)very strong or vigorous
  8. (adj)characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
  9. (adj)given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
  10. (adj)being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
  11. (adj)unfortunate or hard to bear
  12. (adj)dried out
  13. (adv)with effort or force or vigor
  14. (adv)with firmness
  15. (adv)earnestly or intently
  16. (adv)causing great damage or hardship
  17. (adv)slowly and with difficulty
  18. (adv)indulging excessively
  19. (adv)into a solid condition
  20. (adv)very near or close in space or time
  21. (adv)with pain or distress or bitterness
  22. (adv)to the full extent possible; all the way