cruel

adjective

Dialects

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Emoji One's smiling face with horns emoji Apple's smiling face with horns emoji Twemoji's smiling face with horns emoji Facebook's smiling face with horns emoji Messenger's smiling face with horns emoji Google's smiling face with horns emoji
Emoji One's skull emoji Apple's skull emoji Twemoji's skull emoji Facebook's skull emoji Messenger's skull emoji Google's skull emoji

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin crudelis, related to crudus (see crude).

Pronunciation

  • cruel /krʊəl/