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noun American English pronunciation: cruelty /ˈkruəlti/ 
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    [countable/uncountable] behavior that deliberately causes pain to other people or animals, or that makes them unhappy or upset

    She was shocked by the cruelty of his words.

    He is still haunted by the cruelties he witnessed during the war.

    mental/emotional cruelty:

    She divorced him on the grounds of mental cruelty.

    cruelty to:

    cruelty to children/animals

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