Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun abrasive

1 sense of abrasive

Sense 1
abrasive, abradant, abrasive material -- (a substance that abrades or wears down)
       => 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")

Antonyms of adj abrasive

2 senses of abrasive

Sense 1
abrasive, scratchy -- (causing abrasion)

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

Sense 2
harsh, abrasive -- (sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character")

INDIRECT (VIA disagreeable) -> agreeable -- (conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature; "Is the plan agreeable to you?"; "he's an agreeable fellow"; "My idea of an agreeable person...is a person who agrees with me"- Disraeli; "an agreeable manner")

Similarity of adj abrasive

2 senses of abrasive

Sense 1
abrasive, scratchy -- (causing abrasion)
       => rough (vs. smooth), unsmooth -- (having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

Sense 2
harsh, abrasive -- (sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character")
       => disagreeable (vs. agreeable) -- (not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation")

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