mf(/ā-)n. inauspicious (as opposed to saumya-and a-krūra-,said of the first, third, fifth, seventh, ninth, and eleventh signs of the zodiac, which are supposed to have a malignant influence ;said of planets )
क्रूर a. [कृत-रक् धातोः क्रूः; Uṇ.2.21] 1 Cruel, wicked, hard-hearted, pitiless; तस्याभिषेकसंभारं कल्पितं क्रूरनिश्चया R.12.4; Me.17; Ms.1.9; तानहं द्विषतः क्रूरान् Bg.16. 19. -2 Hard, rough. -3 Formidable, terrible, fierce, ferocious, savage. -4 Destructive, mischievous. -5 Wounded, hurt. -6 Bloody. -7 Raw. -8 Strong. -9 Inauspicious (as opposed to सौम्य and अक्रूर; said of 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th signs of the zodiac which are supposed to have a malignant influence.) -1 Hard, solid, hardened; Ś.2.4. -11 Hot; disagreeable, sharp; Ms.2.33. -12 Harsh, jarring; क्रूरक्वणत्कङ्कणानि Mv.1.35. -रः, -रम् Boiled rice. -रः 1 A hawk. -2 heron. -3 An uneven sign of the zodiac. -4 N. of a planet (Rāhu or Saturn). -5 A kind of horse; तद्वद्वामाश्रयाः क्रूरः प्रकरोति धनक्षयम् Śālihotra 15. -रम् 1 A wound. -2 Slaughter, cruelty. -3 Any horrible deed. -4 Any frightful appearance. -ind. In a formidable manner; Mb.3. -Comp. -आकृति a. terrible in form (-तिः) epithet of Rāvaṇa. -आचारः a. following cruel or savage practices; Ms.4.246. -आत्मन् the planet Saturn. -आशय a. 1 containing fierce animals (as a river). -2 of a cruel disposition. -कर्मन् n. 1 a bloody act. -2 any hard labour. -a. doing a bloody act; अहं क्रूरकर्मा जात्या चाण्डालः K. -कर्मकृत् m. a rapacious animal; Ms.12.58. -कृत् a. fierce, cruel, unrelenting; -कोष्ठ a. having costive bowels (unaffected by strong purgatives). -गन्ध sulphur. -चरित, -चेष्ठित a. cruel, ferocious. -दृश् a. 1 evil-eyed, having a malignant look; Ks.62.27. -2 mischievous, villainous. (-m.) N. of Saturn; also of Mars. -राविन् m. a raven -लोचनः an epithet of the planet Saturn.
अक्रूर a. [न. त.] Not cruel. -रः N. of a Yādava, a friend and uncle of Kṛiṣṇa. [It was he who induced Balarāma and Kṛiṣṇa to go to Mathurā and kill Kaṁsa. He told the two brothers how their father Ānaka-dundubhi, the princess Devakī and even his own father Ugrasena had been insulted by the iniquitous demon Kaṁsa, and told them why he had been despatched to them. Kṛiṣṇa consented to go and promised to slay the demon within 3 nights, which he succeeded in doing.]
अतिक्रूर a. Very cruel. -रः [प्रा. स.] 1 A malignant planet such as Saturn, Mars &c. (क्रूरा वक्रा अतिक्रूराः). -2 N. of a Mantra in Tantras त्रिंशदक्षरको मन्त्रस्त्रयस्त्रिंशदथापि वा । अतिक्रूरः स विज्ञेयो निन्दितः सर्वकर्मसु).
a. wounded; sore; cruel; for midable, terrible; ferocious; rough, hard; n. sore, wound; roughness, cruelty: -karma krit, a. *doing cruel deeds; m. beast of prey; -karman, n. horrible deed; hard task; a. doing cruel deeds; -keshtita, (pp.) a. acting cruelly; -tâ, f. cruelty.
adjective cruel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
disagreeable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ferocious (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hard (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
harsh (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
hot (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
inauspicious (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sharp (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
solid (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sore (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
strong (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
wounded (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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