OTHER WORDS FOR cruelty
Origin of cruelty
OTHER WORDS FROM crueltyan·ti·cru·el·ty, adjectiveself-cru·el·ty, noun, plural self·-cru·el·ties.
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He didn’t want to see any more suffering, injustice and cruelty.Joe Ide’s IQ series continues with the idiosyncratic marvel ‘Smoke’|Maureen Corrigan|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Faced with the cruelty of slavery, those who had escaped it began seeking support abroad.For generations, African Americans have led global antiracist movements|Brenda Plummer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
I guess I just felt like I was worth something, like all the pain and cruelty wasn’t what was real.Near the end of life, my hospice patient had a ghostly visitor who altered his view of the world|Scott Janssen|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
Mistreatment ranged, much as it did in the United States, from individual acts of cruelty to systemic oppression.A Restaurateur Reluctantly Becomes a Civil Rights Leader in Steve McQueen’s Brilliant ‘Mangrove’|Joshua David Stein|December 2, 2020|Eater
Plus, for each journal purchased a percentage of the profit is donated to a non-profit organization in Zambia that promotes the prevention of child cruelty.
Another American officer, Capt. Edwin Glenn, was convicted of cruelty in a non-fatal turn-of-the-century case in the Philippines.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Except in cases with the highest body count, or the most grotesque cruelty, white victims were the only ones that mattered.
So, in the midst of all this chaos and cruelty to one another, what difference does having faith make?
He also had a reputation for cruelty in a particularly cruel conflict.Afghan Taliban Say they Won Big with Bergdahl Swap|Sami Yousafzai|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mindless bureaucratic cruelty is a recurring theme of observers of the modern state.
Her pulse was beneath his fingers, and with every stroke of it he felt more keenly the mystery and cruelty of life.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.
I could find in the Bible more instances of Jahweh's cruelty and barbarity and lack of mercy than I can find room for.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He loathed himself for submitting to her cruelty, for it was intentional cruelty—she made him writhe and suffer of set purpose.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The cruelty hidden in the beautiful lines of his mouth took instant prominence in the smile that flickered round it.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini