HyperDic: cruelness

English > 1 sense of the word cruelness:
NOUNattributecruelness, cruelty, harshnessthe quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
English > cruelness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance.
Synonymscruelty, harshness
Narrowerferociousness, brutality, viciousness, savageryThe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty
murderousnesscruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder
Broadermalevolence, malevolency, maliceThe quality of threatening evil
Adjectivescruel(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

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