Textual thesaurus for "stark"

(adj) blunt, crude

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

the blunt truth; the crude facts; facing the stark reality of the deadline

(adj) desolate, bleak, bare, barren

providing no shelter or sustenance

bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

(adj) unadulterated, thoroughgoing, staring, sodding, utter, complete, everlasting, perfect, arrant, pure, gross, consummate, double-dyed

without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

an arrant fool; a complete coward; a consummate fool; a double-dyed villain; gross negligence; a perfect idiot; pure folly; what a sodding mess; stark staring mad; a thoroughgoing villain; utter nonsense; the unadulterated truth

(adj) stern, austere, severe

severely simple

a stark interior