Definitions For Cruelty


  • A cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
  • The quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
  • Feelings of extreme heartlessness
  • A desire to cause others to suffer : the quality or state of being cruel
  • Actions that cause suffering
  • An act or occurrence that causes suffering

Is Cruelty a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Cruelty is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cruelty in a Sentence

  • A dictator known for his cruelty
  • The cruelty of children can be surprising.
  • They protested against cruelty to animals.

Synonyms for Cruelty

Antonyms for Cruelty

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