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The answer CRUEL has 140 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of cruel in various dictionaries:
adj - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
Disposed to inflict pain or suffering.
These adj ectives mean showing a disposition to inflict violence, pain, or hardship, or to find satisfaction in the suffering of others.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Nasty and then some|
|Elvis' "Don't Be ___"|
|More than mean|
|Like Cinderella's stepmother|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Disposed to inflict pain or suffering.|
|Causing suffering painful.|
|Wilfully causing pain or suffering to others, or feeling no concern about it.|
|Spoil or ruin (an opportunity or a chance of success)|
|wilfully causing pain or suffering to others, or feeling no concern about it.|
|spoil or ruin (an opportunity or a chance of success).|
|lacking or showing kindness or compassion or mercy|
|(of weapons or instruments) causing suffering and pain|
|used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering|
|(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering|
Cruelty is indifference to suffering or pleasure in inflicting suffering. Sadism can also be related to this form of action or concept. Cruel ways of inflicting suffering may involve violence, but affirmative violence is not necessary for an act to be cruel. For example, if a person is drowning and begging for help and another person is able to help with no cost or risk, but is merely watching with disinterest or perhaps mischievous amusement, that person is being cruelrather than violent.|
* George Eliot stated that "cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside itself; it only requires opportunity." Bertrand Russell stated that "the infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell." Gilbert K. Chesterton stated that "cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kind of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty."The word has metaphorical uses, for example "The cliffs remained cruel." (i.e. unclimbable when they d