anti-cruelty

adjective an·ti-cru·el·ty \ ˌan-tē-ˈkrü(-ə)l-tē , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-cruelty

: opposing, prohibiting, or punishing cruelty and especially the cruel treatment of animals
  • anticruelty legislation against dog fighting

First Known Use of anti-cruelty

1843

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