Abrasive means scrapping or rubbing.
Abrasive is an adjective.
Synonyms: caustic, scraping, scratchy, caustic, excoriating, harsh, raspy, rough, grating.
Antonyms: pleasant, soothing, comforting, gentle, mild.
The loud and annoying bark of the dogs was abrasive to my nerves.
The teacher is known for his abrasive tone of voice.
The abrasive audience made everyone uncomfortable with his rude comments on the guest.