酷 (cruel) kanji
Cruel
This kanji has 14 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:cruel, severe, atrocious, unjust
On reading:コク
koku
Kun reading:ひど-い
hido-i

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残酷
ざんこく
cruelty, brutality, atrocity, bloody, cruel, brutal, merciless, harsh, ruthless, inhuman ☆=残忍(ざんにん),酷い(むごい)
過酷な~
かこくな
severe, rigorous, hard
酷い扱い
ひどいあつかい
harsh treatment, exploitation, abuse, ill-usage
それは酷すぎる
それはむごすぎる
It's too heartless. ☆=そりゃああんまり
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