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Meaning of BRUTISH

Pronunciation:  'brootish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
 

BRUTISH is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: beastly, bestial, brute(a), inhumane
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bru"tish\, a.
Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel,
gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent.

      O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can
      devise.                                  --Leigh Hunt.

      Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain
      that he would seek to take the rank and density of the
      brute.                                   --I. Taylor.

Syn: Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal;
     barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual;
     bestial. -- {Bru"tish*ly}, adv. -- {Bru"tish*ness}, n.

 

 

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