Abrasive

All possible synonyms of the word Abrasive as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Harsh, abrasive

Definition

  • sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

Synonyms

  • harsh
  • abrasive

Similar to

  • disagreeable: not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"

Abrasive, scratchy

Definition

  • causing abrasion

Synonyms

  • abrasive
  • scratchy

Similar to

  • rough, unsmooth: having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"

Abrasive, abradant, abrasive material

Definition

  • a substance that abrades or wears down

Synonyms

  • abrasive
  • abradant
  • abrasive material

Hypernyms

  • material, stuff: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

Hyponyms

  • carborundum: an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals
  • steel wool, wire wool: a mass of woven steel fibers used as an abrasive
  • emery cloth: cloth covered with powdered emery
  • emery paper, sandpaper: stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand

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