HyperDic: cruel

English > 1 sense of the word cruel:
ADJECTIVEallcruel, barbarous, brutal, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
cruel > pronunciation
Soundskruw'ahl; kruw'l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
Blackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > cruel: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.
Example "cruel tortures"
Synonymsbarbarous, brutal, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious
Broaderinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
Spanishatroz, bárbaro, brutal, cruel, feroz, salvaje
Catalanatroç, bàrbar, brutal, cruel, feroç, ferotge, salvatge
Nounscruelnessthe quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
Adverbscruellywith cruelty

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