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Synonyms for cruelty
ˈkru əl ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cruelty, inhuman treatment(noun)

    a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering

    Synonyms:
    pitilessness, inhuman treatment, harshness, cruelness, ruthlessness, mercilessness

  2. cruelty, mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness(noun)

    feelings of extreme heartlessness

    Synonyms:
    harshness, unmercifulness, pitilessness, mercilessness, ruthlessness, cruelness, inhuman treatment

  3. cruelty, cruelness, harshness(noun)

    the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance

    Synonyms:
    mercilessness, rigor, pitilessness, inclemency, roughness, hardness, ruthlessness, scratchiness, stiffness, harshness, cruelness, severeness, rigorousness, inhuman treatment, abrasiveness, severity, rigourousness, rigour

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cruelty(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inhumanity, barbarity, brutality, brutishness, ferocity, savageness truculence, blood-thirstiness

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