Synonyms for abrasive

Synonyms for (noun) abrasive

Synonyms: abradant, abrasive, abrasive material

Definition: a substance that abrades or wears down

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (adj) abrasive

Synonyms: abrasive, harsh

Definition: sharply disagreeable; rigorous

Usage: the harsh facts of court delays; an abrasive character

Similar words: disagreeable

Definition: not to your liking

Usage: a disagreeable situation

Synonyms: scratchy, abrasive

Definition: causing abrasion

Similar words: unsmooth, rough

Definition: having or caused by an irregular surface

Usage: trees with rough bark; rough ground; rough skin; rough blankets; his unsmooth face

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