(Crude"ly), adv. In a crude, immature manner.
(Crude"ness), n. A crude, undigested, or unprepared state; rawness; unripeness; immatureness; unfitness
for a destined use or purpose; as, the crudeness of iron ore; crudeness of theories or plans.
(Cru"di*ty) n.; pl. Crudities (- tiz). [L. cruditas, fr. crudus: cf. F. crudité. See Crude.]
1. The condition of being crude; rawness.
2. That which is in a crude or undigested state; hence, superficial, undigested views, not reduced to
order or form. "Crudities in the stomach." Arbuthnot.
(Cru"dle) v. i. See Cruddle.
(Crud"y) a. [From Crud.] Coagulated. [Obs.]
His cruel wounds with crudy blood congealed.
(Cru"dy) a. [From Crude.] Characterized by crudeness; raw. [Obs.]
The foolish and dull and crudy vapors.
(Cru"el) n. See Crewel.
(Cru"el) a. [F. cruel, fr. L. crudelis, fr. crudus. See Crude.]
1. Disposed to give pain to others; willing or pleased to hurt, torment, or afflict; destitute of sympathetic
kindness and pity; savage; inhuman; hard-hearted; merciless.
Behold a people cometh from the north country; . . . they are cruel and have no mercy.
Jer. vi. 22,23.
2. Causing, or fitted to cause, pain, grief, or misery.
Cruel wars, wasting the earth.
Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath for it was cruel.
Gen. xlix. 7.
3. Attended with cruetly; painful; harsh.
You have seen cruel proof of this man's strength.
1. In a cruel manner.
2. Extremely; very. [Colloq.] Spectator.
(Cru"el*ness), n.Cruelty. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Cru"els) n. pl. [Corrupt. fr. F. écrouelles scrofula.] Glandular scrofulous swellings in the neck.
(Cru"el*ty) n.; pl. Cruelties [OF. cruelté, F. cruauté, fr. L. crudelitas, fr. crudelis. See Cruel.]
1. The attribute or quality of being cruel; a disposition to give unnecessary pain or suffering to others; inhumanity; barbarity.
Pierced through the heart with your stern cruelty.