Definitions For Hard


  • Not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
  • Resisting weight or pressure
  • Dispassionate
  • (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum
  • (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
  • Produced without vibration of the vocal cords


  • Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
  • Dried out
  • Unfortunate or hard to bear
  • Being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content
  • Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors
  • Very strong or vigorous


  • With effort or force or vigor
  • To the full extent possible; all the way
  • Slowly and with difficulty
  • Causing great damage or hardship
  • With firmness
  • Earnestly or intently
  • With pain or distress or bitterness
  • Very near or close in space or time
  • Into a solid condition
  • Indulging excessively


  • With a lot of effort or energy
  • In a very forceful way : in a loud and forceful way
  • In a very direct and intense way

Is Hard a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Hard is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hard in a Sentence

  • She was asked a lot of hard questions.
  • We're going to have to make some hard choices.
  • It was very hard to find a replacement for her.
  • You have to work hard in order to succeed.
  • I know how hard she tried.
  • She ran as hard as she could.

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Antonyms for Hard

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