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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin