Synonyms of stark in English:

stark


See definition of stark

adjective

1‘the ridge formed a stark silhouette against the sky’

SYNONYMS

sharply delineated, sharp, sharply defined, well focused, crisp, distinct, obvious, evident, clear, clear-cut, graphic, striking

ANTONYMS

fuzzy, indistinct

2‘a stark landscape’

SYNONYMS

desolate, bare, barren, arid, vacant, empty, forsaken, godforsaken, bleak, dreary, gloomy, sombre, depressing, cheerless, joyless, uninviting, miserable, grim, harsh, oppressive, merciless

literary drear

ANTONYMS

pleasant

3‘an upright chair was the only furniture in the stark room’

SYNONYMS

austere, severe, bleak, plain, simple, bare, unadorned, unembellished, undecorated, uncomfortable

ANTONYMS

comfortable, ornate

4‘he came running back in stark terror’

SYNONYMS

sheer, utter, complete, absolute, total, pure, perfect, positive, downright, out-and-out, outright

thorough, thoroughgoing, through and through, consummate, surpassing, veritable, rank, unequivocal, undeniable, unqualified, unmitigated, unalloyed, unadulterated, unmixed

5‘the stark fact is that the societies simply do not have the funds’

SYNONYMS

blunt, bald, bare, simple, straightforward, basic, plain, unadorned, unembellished, unvarnished, harsh, grim

ANTONYMS

disguised


adverb

1‘he was stark naked’

SYNONYMS

completely, totally, utterly, absolutely, downright, dead, entirely, wholly, fully, quite, altogether, simply, thoroughly, truly