Pronunciation of Cruel
/k_ɹ_ˈuː_ə_l/, /kɹˈuːəl/, /kɹˈuːəl/

Antonyms for cruel

magnanimous, welldisposed, reasonable, most loveydovey, gentle, more pardoning, open minded, clement, tender, more welldisposed, gracious, humane, painless, pitying, under standing, warm, most bleedingheart, temperate, soft, giving, good, more good hearted, moderate, cultured, noble, lenient, restful, nice, kind, luxurious, more caring, goodnatured, well-disposed, heart right place, pacific, philanthropic, considerate, benign, un-selfish, more sweet-tempered, high-minded, acceptable, more good-hearted, gratifying, delicate, easy, well disposed, lovey dovey, big hearted, more dovelike, openminded, bleeding-heart, livable, graceful, affectionate, good natured, disciplined, more dove like, feeling, cordial, Dovelike, pleasant, uncruel, moral, loveydovey, more loveydovey, helpful, old softie, unmalicious, most well disposed, affable, genial, more dove-like, thoughtful, reposeful, amorous, survivable, civilized, going easy on, friendly, most dove like, most good hearted, more bleeding-heart, light, peaceable, benevolent, more lovey-dovey, more bleeding heart, dove like, courtly, more sweet tempered, broad minded, heart in right place, elegant, charitable, more feeling, comfortable, peaceful, more disciplined, lovey-dovey, soft shell, most dove-like, most lovey dovey, most bleeding-heart, broadminded, under-standing, cozy, un selfish, calm, most sweet-tempered, most welldisposed, balmy, urbane, living with, snug, mild, most caring, sweet tempered, sweettempered, good hearted, altruistic, most disciplined, more lovey dovey, all heart, most good-hearted, kindhearted, most lovey-dovey, most well-disposed, sweet-tempered, allowable, bleedingheart, more well disposed, merciful, laid back, good-hearted, compassionate, most pardoning, being big, humanitarian, most bleeding heart, dove-like, hospitable, more understanding, more bleedingheart, refined, sympathetic, relaxing, pleasing, most sweettempered, decent, polite, more well-disposed.

Usage examples for cruel

  1. " Yes, Mr. Audley, a very cruel one," answered my lady. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  2. Six months from now, if all goes well, you will see that I have been kind, not cruel. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  3. It seemed a cruel wrong that let so many of them see the thing that was of chief interest to me, yet left me out. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson

Idioms for cruel

  1. be cruel to be kind;
  2. You have to be cruel to be kind.;

Quotes for cruel

  1. You ought to try being cruel to some people.
  2. God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
  3. Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
  4. The truth is cruel, but it can be loved, and it makes free those who have loved it.
  5. I think I've finally proven something to people who were cynical about me. Because they were cruel.

Rhymes for cruel

  • pool, reule, cool, fool, mule, raul, drool, sewell, boole, kool, ruel, buel, luelle, jewel, sewall, stool, jule, spruill, buhl, poul, juul, spool, you'll, juel, yule, tool, school, poole, joule, who'll, newell, boule, thule, gruel, rule;
  • o'toole, duel, misrule, buell, retool, dual, uncool, raoul, abdul, crewel, nepool, preschool, fuel, home-school, ewell;
  • supercool, accrual, refuel, istanbul, renewal;