Part of speech:
Not sympathetic to others; callous or hardhearted.
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
Not having the qualities considered normal to or for human beings; unfeeling, heartless, cruel, barbarous, etc.
Lacking sensibility; without regard or feeling for others; cold; insensitive
The definition of sadistic is deriving pleasure from humiliating or causing physical or psychological pain to others.
The definition of vindictive is someone who is out for revenge.
The definition of cruel is someone or something that deliberately causes pain or suffering.
Barbarous or ignorant
Characterized by savagery; very cruel:
Worldly or earthly; temporal:
1822, T. Creevey, Reminiscences, 28 Jul:
The definition of bestial is savage, or like a beast or wild animal.
The definition of coarse is something that has large particles, poor quality, a rough texture or something that is in bad taste.
Capable of destroying; lethal:
(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.
Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort:
Without pity; unfeeling
Beyond what is proper or usual; excessive
Lacking concealing elements.
Like or characteristic of a cad; ungentlemanly
Having calluses; toughened:
The definition of draconian is laws or punishments that are extremely severe or cruel.
Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage:
Fierce; savage; violently cruel
Exclusive of deductions; total:
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
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