Synonyms of 'cruelty'

animality, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, cannibalism, ferociousness, ferocity, fiendishness, fierceness, hardness, heartlessness, inexorableness, inhumanity, mercilessness, relentlessness, remorselessness, ruthlessness, sadism, savagery, short shrift, vandalism, violence