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The definition of word "cruelty":
rate 1. anagram cutlery
rate 2. cruel treatment; heartlessness, brutality
rate 3. Theory advanced by Antonin Artaud, who believed the theatre's function was to rid audiences of the repressive effects of civilization and liberate their instinctual energy. He proposed to do so by shocking them with mythic spectacles that would include groans, screams, pulsating lights and oversized stage puppets. He described the Theatre of Cruelty in his book The Theatre and Its Double (1938). Though only one of his plays, Les Cenci, was ever produced in accordance with his theory, his ideas influenced avant-garde movements such as the Living Theatre and the Theatre of the Absurd.
rate 4. n His former wife accused him of beatings, verbal abuse and other cruelties. The farmer was accused of cruelty to animals. The effects of mental cruelty (= unkind words and behaviour) can be worse than those of physical violence. (UK) Cruelty-free products are developed without being tested on animals. I always try to buy cruelty-free cosmetics.
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