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残酷, ざんこく

  • zankoku
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • cruelty
  • harshness

Examples of 残酷,ざんこく in a Sentence

怪物残酷な微笑み浮かべた。
The monster's smile was cruel.
Destiny is sometimes cruel.
かつてその残酷な支配者がいた。
There was once a cruel ruler in the country.
It is cruel of him to ill-treat pets.
It is cruel to mock a blind man.
Soon after the end of World War 1, people never thought such a hateful and cruel war would break out again.
Cruelty is quite alien to his nature.
It's shameful to treat a child so cruelly.
彼女あら捜しするのは残酷よ。
It is cruel of you to find fault with her.
その残酷なムチ打った
The cruel man beat the dog with a whip.

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