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Cruel and unkind

feral

adjective

used to describe people who behave in a wild or violent way

cruel

adjective

someone who is cruel enjoys causing pain to other people or animals, or enjoys making them unhappy or upset

unkind

adjective

unfriendly, insulting, or cruel

evil

adjective

an evil person does very bad or cruel things

awful

adjective

very cruel or unkind

inhuman

adjective

extremely cruel, and not caring when other people are suffering

hateful

adjective

extremely bad, unpleasant, or cruel

uncharitable

adjective

unkind in what you say or think about someone

hard

adjective

unkind, or cruel

monstrous

adjective

cruel, unfair, or morally wrong

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