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cruel

adjective
 
 
/ˈkruː.əl/ /krʊəl/ (crueller, cruellest or crueler, cruelest)
extremely unkind and unpleasant and causing pain to people or animals intentionally
殘忍的;殘酷的;刻毒傷人的
Don't tease him about his weight - it's cruel.
別拿他的體重開玩笑——這樣太刻薄了。
Children can be very cruel to each other.
小孩相互之間會很殘忍。
Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
causing suffering
令人痛苦的
His death was a cruel blow.
他的死是個無情的打擊。
Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
cruelly
 
 
/ˈkruː.ə.li/ /ˈkrʊəl.i/ adverb
in a cruel way
殘酷地;殘忍地
Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
(Definition of cruel from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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