- 殘 [cán]
- （不完整; 殘缺） incomplete; deficient:
an incomplete manuscript 殘稿- （剩余的; 將盡的） remnant; remaining:
remnants of the enemy forces; 殘敵
the last days of winter; 殘冬- （兇惡） oppressive; savage; barbarous; ferocious:
- （傷害; 毀壞） injure; spoil; damage:
destroy (life, talent); 摧殘
broken in health but not in spirit 身殘志不殘
The soldier disabled by wounds in his leg is buried in sadness.
That emperor was a cruel despot.
The feudal barons were cruel to the people.
In fairy stories, the ogre is cruel and eats people.
We shouldn't be cruel to animals.
He is a cruel assassin.
Destiny is sometimes cruel.
The death of their daughter was a cruel blow.