What is another word for cruel?270 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ k_ɹ_ˈuː_ə_l], [ kɹˈuːəl], [ kɹˈuːəl]
Table of ContentsSimilar words for cruel:
- barbarian (adjective)
- bloody-minded (adjective)
- brutal (adjective)
- destructive (adjective)
- flinty (adjective)
- hard (adjective)
- hardened (adjective)
- painful (adjective)
- severe (adjective)
- unrelenting (adjective)
- vicious, pitiless; causing pain (adjective)
- beastly (adverb)
- beastly (adverb)
- unfair (noun)
- other synonyms
Definition for Cruel:
Synonyms for Cruel:
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Proper noun, singular
Noun, singular or mass
wicked, horrific, terrible, barbarous, ferocious, dreadful, horrendous, grim, fierce, bitter, appalling, unkind, draconian, painful, murderous, relentless, stark, rude, difficult, bloodthirsty, nasty, crippling, oppressive, abominable, unmerciful, dire, torture, extreme, miserable.
merciless, heartless, atrocious, inhumane, savage, vicious, severe, gruesome, cold-blooded, callous, horrible, quarrelsome, heinous, outrageous, violent, bloody, brute, monstrous, awful, horrifying, heavy-handed, tyrannical.
Antonyms for Cruel:
vicious, pitiless; causing pain
decent, compassionate, giving, pleasing, gentle, kind, feeling, sympathetic, humane, thoughtful, helpful, considerate, pleasant, uncruel, moral.
mild, luxurious, civilized, light, temperate, relaxing, allowable, cozy, affable, magnanimous, cordial, gracious, friendly, lenient, urbane, calm, easy, livable, peaceful, elegant, noble, reposeful, nice, altruistic, restful, philanthropic, soft, survivable, merciful, cultured, snug, graceful, moderate, affectionate, reasonable, peaceable, good, painless, polite, humanitarian, acceptable, pitying, pacific, gratifying, courtly, balmy, refined, clement, high-minded, warm, comfortable, benign, genial, unmalicious, amorous, delicate, charitable, hospitable.
- vicious, pitiless; causing pain
Homophones for Cruel:
- carroll, caesural, carol, cog railway, cyrilla, choral, ceryle, carlyle, cockerel, curlew, crawl, cure-all, cigarillo, kreul, cereal, carrell, Crewel, cowgirl, cascarilla, curl, chorale, coral, car wheel, creel, churl, crural, check girl, curly, creole, corolla, casserole, corelli, cheerily, carrel, criollo, carryall, corral.