cruauté

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Old French, corresponding to cruel +‎ -té. Possibly from an unattested Vulgar Latin *crudalitas (from Latin crūdēlitās, crūdēlitātem),

Noun[edit]

cruauté f (plural cruautés)

  1. cruelty
  2. (usually in the plural) a cruel act

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from an unattested Vulgar Latin *crudalitas (from Latin crūdēlitās, crūdēlitātem), or from cruel +‎ -té

Noun[edit]

cruauté f (oblique plural cruautez, nominative singular cruauté, nominative plural cruautez)

  1. cruelty

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