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  Words related to cruel

Related / Similar Words: brutal, harsh, rigorous, unkind, barbarous, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious

 

Definition:
  • used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters";
  • lacking or showing kindness or compassion or mercy;
  • (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin''s roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks";
  • (of weapons or instruments) causing suffering and pain; "brutal instruments of torture"; "cruel weapons of war";

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    Anagrams: lucre, ulcer

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: wreedaardig   Albanian: mizor  
    Arabic: قاسي   Armenian: անգութ  
    Bulgarian: жесток   Chinese:  
    Croatian: nečovječan   Danish: grusom  
    Dutch: wreed   Esperanto: kruela  
    Estonian: julm   Finnish: julma  
    French: cruel   Frisian: wreed  
    Georgian: სასტიკი   German: grausam  
    Greek: σκληρός   Hebrew: אַכְזָרִי  
    Hindi: nirdayi   Hungarian: kegyetlen  
    Indonesian: kejam   Irish: cruálach  
    Italian: crudele   Japanese: 残酷  
    Korean: 잔인한   Kurdish: zalim  
    Latin: crudelis   Latvian: nežēlīgs  
    Lithuanian: laukinis   Malay: kejam  
    Norwegian: grusom   Persian: ﻡﺤﺭﻴﺒ  
    Polish: okrutny   Portuguese: cruel  
    Romanian: crud   Russian: жестокий  
    Serbian: нечовечан   Slovak: krutá  
    Slovenian: krut   Spanish: cruel  
    Swahili: dhalimu   Swedish: grym  
    Tagalog: malupit   Telugu: క్రూరమైన  
    Thai: ซึ่งก่อให้เกิดความเจ็บปวด   Turkish: zalim  
    Ukrainian: жорстокий   Vietnamese: độc ác  
    Welsh: creulon   Yiddish: groysam  
     
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