Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hard-line

1 sense of hard line

Sense 1
hard line -- (a firm and uncompromising stance or position; "the governor took a hard line on drugs")
       => position, stance, posture -- (a rationalized mental attitude)

Antonyms of adj hard-line

1 sense of hard-line

Sense 1
hard-line, hardline -- (firm and uncompromising; "a hard-line policy")

INDIRECT (VIA uncompromising) -> compromising, conciliatory, flexible -- (making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet")
                                                                         

Similarity of adj hard-line

1 sense of hard-line

Sense 1
hard-line, hardline -- (firm and uncompromising; "a hard-line policy")
       => uncompromising (vs. compromising), sturdy, inflexible -- (not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty")

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