Associations to the word «Cruelty»

Wiktionary

CRUELTY, noun. (uncountable) an indifference to suffering or positive pleasure in inflicting suffering.
CRUELTY, noun. (countable) a cruel act

Dictionary definition

CRUELTY, noun. A cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering.
CRUELTY, noun. Feelings of extreme heartlessness.
CRUELTY, noun. The quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy