Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having harsh features; ill-favored.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of a harsh or stern countenance; hard-featured.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As yet he had hardly looked at her, but he felt that she had become old and worn, angular and hard-visaged.

    Phineas Redux

  • Three hard-visaged Klingons were standing in a semicircle around her.

    The Fearful Summons

  • Three hard-visaged Klingons were standing in a semicircle around her.

    The Fearful Summons

  • Three hard-visaged Klingons were standing in a semicircle around her.

    The Fearful Summons

  • Three hard-visaged Klingons were standing in a semicircle around her.

    The Fearful Summons

  • Later Edmund Burke called the province of Nova Scotia Can unprospering, hard-visaged and ill-favoured brat '.

    Canada's New Status

  • The man that finally looked out was a hard-visaged sort, gorgeous in the furs and jewelry of a noble.

    Starways

  • In middle life, our poor Sophie, who as a girl was so gay and frolicsome, so full of spirits, had dried and sharpened into a hard-visaged, angular woman, -- careful and troubled about many things, and forgetful that one thing is needful.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • A hard-visaged warrior leaned forward in his chair, and shook his head slowly.

    The Universe — or Nothing

  • She was a hard-visaged creature of mature age, but she looked neat in her black dress and white cap; and she had a motherly way of attending to these people, with a capacious smile of her large mouth which was full of charm.

    The Magician

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