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bes·ti·al·i·ty

 (bĕs′chē-ăl′ĭ-tē, bēs′-)
n. pl. bes·ti·al·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being an animal or like an animal.
2. Conduct or an action marked by depravity or brutality.
3. Sexual relations between a human and an animal.

bestiality

(ˌbɛstɪˈælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. bestial behaviour, character, or action
2. (Law) sexual activity between a person and an animal

bes•ti•al•i•ty

(ˌbɛs tʃiˈæl ɪ ti, ˌbis-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. brutish or beastly character or behavior.
2. indulgence in beastlike appetites.
3. an instance of bestial character or behavior.
4. sexual relations between a person and an animal.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French, Middle French) < Medieval Latin]

bestiality

a debased brutality, the opposite of humane activity: “I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.” (Othello). See also sex.
See also: Behavior
sexual relations between a person and an animal. See also behavior.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bestiality - the stupid brutal quality of a beastbestiality - the stupid brutal quality of a beast
inhumaneness, inhumanity - the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
2.bestiality - sexual activity between a person and an animal
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"

bestiality

noun
2. zoophilia, zooerastia a video featuring bestiality

bestiality

noun
2. A cruel act or an instance of cruel behavior:
Translations
eläimeen sekaantumineneläimellisyys

bestiality

[ˌbestɪˈælɪtɪ] N (= behaviour) → bestialidad f; (sexual) → bestialismo m

bestiality

[ˌbɛstiˈælɪti] n
(formal) (= bad behaviour) → bestialité f
(= sexual activity) → bestialité fbest man ngarçon m d'honneur

bestiality

n
(of behaviour)Bestialität f; (of person)Brutalität f
(= act)Gräueltat f
(= sex with animals)Sodomie f

bestiality

[bɛstɪˈælɪtɪ] nbestialità

bes·ti·al·i·ty

n. bestialidad, relaciones sexuales con animales.

bestiality

n bestialidad f
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Just a side note - when ``biosolids'' stops my spell check, the term bestialities is shown as an alternative.