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BRUTISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brutish mean? 

BRUTISH (adjective)
  The adjective BRUTISH has 1 sense:

1. resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

  Familiarity information: BRUTISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BRUTISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

Synonyms:

bestial; brute; brutish; beastly

Context examples:

beastly desires / a bestial nature / brute force / a dull and brutish man / bestial treatment of prisoners

Similar:

inhumane (lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion)


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