Definition of Cruelties

1. Noun. (plural of cruelty) ¹



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Definition of Cruelties

1. cruelty [n] - See also: cruelty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruelties

cruelest
cruell
cruelled
crueller
cruellest
cruellie
cruelling
cruells
cruelltie
cruellty
cruelly
cruelness
cruelnesses
cruels
crueltie
cruelties (current term)
cruelty
cruentaren
cruentation
cruentous
crues
cruet
cruet-stand
cruets
crufomate
cruft
cruftier
cruftiest
crufty

Literary usage of Cruelties

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1. A Debate on Slavery: Held in the City of Cincinnati, on the First, Second by Jonathan Blanchard, Nathan Lewis Rice (1846)
"I know Mr. Nourse, and I do not think it probable he would make two contradictory statements of the same fact. Moreover, as to the cruelties of slavery, ..."

2. Sinfulness of American Slavery: Proved from Its Evil Sources; Its Injustice by Charles Elliott (1851)
"cruelties OF SLAVERY. 1. The punishments and treatment of slaves amount to cruelties or inhumanity. The truth of this statement will appear from the ..."

3. Publications by Dorset Record Society, Ohio Civil War Centennial Commission, Ohio Historical Society (1896)
"1779- the cruelties after the battle of Culloden, in form of a letter to me, ROBERT FORBES.* SIR,—The repeated sollicitations of a man of your worth and ..."

4. A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815 by Spencer Walpole (1880)
"Lisbon seemed ripe for insurrection, and Dom Miguel's advisers had nothing to propose but further cruelties. Persecution, previously confined to the capital ..."

5. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"... to a severe test ; that they were not systematically enforced ; that the cruelties inflicted under them had more and more awakened the hostility of the ..."

6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... bigger than all Spain, by the commission of all sorts of barbarity and unheardof cruelties. They have driven away or killed all the inhabitants; ..."

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