Translation of "cruel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

cruel

adjective uk /ˈkruː.əl/ us /ˈkruː.əl/ crueller, cruellest or crueler, cruelest

B1 extremely unkind and unpleasant and causing pain to people or animals intentionally

残忍的;残酷的;刻毒伤人的
Don't tease him about his weight - it's cruel. 别拿他的体重开玩笑——这样太刻薄了。
Children can be very cruel to each other. 小孩相互之间会很残忍。

causing suffering

令人痛苦的
His death was a cruel blow. 他的死是个无情的打击。
cruelly adverb uk /ˈkruː.ə.li/ us /ˈkruː.ə.li/

B2 in a cruel way

残酷地;残忍地

(Translation of “cruel” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)