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wanton cruelty

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  • wanton — [wänt′ n] adj. [ME wantowen, var. of wantogen, wanton, irregular < OE wan , used as negative prefix < wan, lacking, deficient (see WANE) + togen, pp. of teon, to draw, educate, bring up (see TOW1)] 1. Obs. undisciplined; unmanageable [a… …   English World dictionary

  • cruelty — n. 1) to demonstrate, display cruelty 2) consummate, deliberate, wanton cruelty 3) mental cruelty 4) cruelty to, towards (cruelty to animals) * * * [ kruːəltɪ] deliberate displaycruelty wanton cruelty towards (cruelty to animals) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • wanton — wantonly, adv. wantonness, n. /won tn/, adj. 1. done, shown, used, etc., maliciously or unjustifiably: a wanton attack; wanton cruelty. 2. deliberate and without motive or provocation; uncalled for; headstrong; willful: Why jeopardize your career …   Universalium

  • wanton — wan•ton [[t]ˈwɒn tn[/t]] adj. 1) done maliciously or unjustifiably: wanton cruelty[/ex] 2) deliberate and without motive; unprovoked: a wanton attack[/ex] 3) without regard for what is right, just, etc.; reckless: wanton assassination of a person …   From formal English to slang

  • wanton — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from wan deficient, wrong, mis (from Old English, from wan deficient) + towen, past participle of teen to draw, train, discipline, from Old English tēon more at tow Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic hard to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wanton — adjective 1 wanton cruelty, destruction etc deliberately harms someone or damages something for no reason: an act of wanton aggression 2 old fashioned a wanton woman is considered immoral because she has sex with a lot of men 3 formal… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cruelty — Synonyms and related words: animality, atrociousness, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, beastliness, bestiality, bloodiness, bloodlust, bloodthirst, bloodthirstiness, bloody mindedness, brutality, brutalness, brutishness, cannibalism, cruelness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Cruelty to Animals — • Includes sections on pagan, Old and New Testament, scholastic, and Catholic perspectives Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cruelty To Animals     Cruelty to Animals    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cruelty — The intentional and malicious infliction of physical or mental suffering upon living creatures, particularly human beings; or, as applied to the latter, the wanton, malicious, and unnecessary infliction of pain upon the body, or the feelings and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cruelty — The intentional and malicious infliction of physical or mental suffering upon living creatures, particularly human beings; or, as applied to the latter, the wanton, malicious, and unnecessary infliction of pain upon the body, or the feelings and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ANIMALS, CRUELTY TO — (Heb. צַעַר בַּעֲלֵי חַיִּים, ẓa ar ba alei ḥayyim; lit. pain of living things ). Moral and legal rules concerning the treatment of animals are based on the principle that animals are part of God s creation toward which man bears responsibility.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism