Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
The definition of sadistic is deriving pleasure from humiliating or causing physical or psychological pain to others.
The definition of cruel is someone or something that deliberately causes pain or suffering.
The definition of vindictive is someone who is out for revenge.
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
The definition of bestial is savage, or like a beast or wild animal.
Capable of destroying; lethal:
Lacking sensibility; without regard or feeling for others; cold; insensitive
(UK, slang) unpleasant or unfair
A cruel or brutal act
The state of being savage; ferocity.
The quality or condition of being inhuman or inhumane
The definition of a sadist is a person who gets pleasure - especially sexual pleasure - from inflicting pain on someone else.
Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
Having qualities attributed to people of noble birth; noble-minded; gracious; magnanimous
Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort:
Barbarous or ignorant
Worldly or earthly; temporal:
Without pity; unfeeling
Beyond what is proper or usual; excessive
Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture:
Lacking concealing elements.
Like or characteristic of a cad; ungentlemanly
The definition of draconian is laws or punishments that are extremely severe or cruel.
Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
Disposed or eager to fight or engage in hostile opposition; belligerent.
Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
Causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort
Exclusive of deductions; total:
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