uncruel


uncruel

adjective, cru·el·er, cru·el·est.

  1. willfully or knowingly causing pain or distress to others.
  2. enjoying the pain or distress of others: the cruel spectators of the gladiatorial contests.
  3. causing or marked by great pain or distress: a cruel remark; a cruel affliction.
  4. rigid; stern; strict; unrelentingly severe.

adjective

  1. causing or inflicting pain without pitya cruel teacher
  2. causing pain or sufferinga cruel accident

adj.early 13c., from Old French cruel (12c.), earlier crudel, from Latin crudelis “rude, unfeeling; cruel, hard-hearted,” related to crudus “rough, raw, bloody” (see crude). Related: Cruelly.

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