Cruelty vs Fellness - What's the difference?

cruelty | fellness |


As nouns the difference between cruelty and fellness

is that cruelty is (uncountable) an indifference to suffering or positive pleasure in inflicting suffering while fellness is the state or quality of being fell; awfulness, horror, cruelty.

cruelty

English

Alternative forms

* cruellty (obsolete) * cruelltie (obsolete)

Noun

  • (uncountable) an indifference to suffering or positive pleasure in inflicting suffering.
  • (countable) a cruel act
  • Anagrams

    * cutlery

    fellness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or quality of being fell; awfulness, horror, cruelty.
  • *1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , II.viii:
  • *:For very felnesse lowd he gan to weepe, / And said, Caytiue, cursse on thy cruell hond [...].