brutish definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or attribute of a brute.
    • Crude in feeling or fashion.
    • Sensual; carnal.
    • Rough; uncivilized: "the Mesabi Iron Range, a brutish stretch of maroon hillocks” ( John McCormick).
    • Of, or perhaps in the way in which of a brute
    • Bestial; lacking personal sensibility
    • Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent.
    • resembling a beast; showing decreased human sensibility
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to a brute or brutes.
    • Like a brute; characteristic of brutes.
    • Gross; carnal; bestial.
    • Uncultured; unrefined; ignorant; stupid; insensible.
    • Synonyms Brutal, Beastly, etc. (identify brute), lifeless, barbarous, pet, sexy.

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