Synonyms of cruelty in English:

cruelty


See definition of cruelty

noun

1‘he treated her with extreme cruelty’

SYNONYMS

brutality, savagery, savageness, inhumanity, barbarism, barbarousness, brutishness, bloodthirstiness, murderousness, viciousness, ferocity, ferociousness, fierceness

callousness, sadism, ruthlessness, relentlessness, mercilessness, pitilessness, remorselessness, lack of regard, lack of sympathy, lack of charity, heartlessness, cold-heartedness, cold-bloodedness, severity, harshness, inclemency

wickedness, badness, baseness, iniquity, blackness, black-heartedness, evil, fiendishness, devilishness, heinousness, nastiness, unkindness, abuse

rare ferity

ANTONYMS

compassion, mercy

2‘the cruelty of a cold winter night’

SYNONYMS

harshness, severity, unkindness, relentlessness, grimness, hardness, toughness, bitterness, painfulness, wretchedness

torment, trauma, pain, distress, misery

ANTONYMS

mildness