brutal


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bru·tal

 (bro͞ot′l)
adj.
1. Extremely ruthless or cruel.
2. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
3. Harsh; unrelenting: a brutal winter in the Arctic.
4. Disagreeably precise or penetrating: spoke with brutal honesty.

bru′tal·ly adv.

brutal

(ˈbruːtəl)
adj
1. cruel; vicious; savage
2. extremely honest or coarse in speech or manner
3. harsh; severe; extreme: brutal cold.
bruˈtality n
ˈbrutally adv

bru•tal

(ˈbrut l)

adj.
1. savage; cruel; inhuman.
2. crude; coarse: brutal language.
3. harsh; severe: a brutal storm.
4. accurate or direct, but displeasing: a brutal fact.
5. of or pertaining to animals; beastly.
[1425–75; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin brūtālis]
bru′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brutal - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or sufferingbrutal - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
inhumane - lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"
2.brutal - harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
intense - possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
3.brutal - resembling a beastbrutal - resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
inhumane - lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"
4.brutal - disagreeably direct and precise; "he spoke with brutal honesty"
direct - straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach"

brutal

brutal

adjective
Causing sharp, often prolonged discomfort:
Translations
، قاسٍ جِدّا، وَحْشيوَحُشِيّ
brutálnísurový
brutal
raaka
brutalan
grimmur, hrottalegur
残忍な
잔인한
žvėriškas
okruten
brutal
โหดร้าย
tàn bạo

brutal

[ˈbruːtl] ADJ
1. (= savage) [person, murder, attack] → brutal; [tone, remark] → cruel
the government's brutal treatment of political prisonersla brutalidad or la crueldad con la que el gobierno trata a los prisioneros políticos
2. (= stark) [honesty, frankness] → descarnada; [reality] → crudo; [change] → brutal
3. (= harsh) [weather, climate] → crudo, riguroso

brutal

[ˈbruːtəl] adj [killing, suppression] → brutal(e); [scene, film] → violent(e); [frankness, honesty] → brutal(e); [person] → brutal(e)

brutal

adjbrutal

brutal

[ˈbruːtl] adjbrutale

brute

(bruːt) noun
1. an animal other than man. My dog died yesterday, the poor brute; (also adjective) brute force.
2. a cruel person.
ˈbrutal adjective
very cruel or severe. a brutal beating.
bruˈtality (-ˈtӕ-) noun
ˈbrutish adjective
of, or like, a brute. brutish manners.

brutal

وَحُشِيّ brutální brutal brutal κτηνώδης brutal raaka brutal brutalan brutale 残忍な 잔인한 bruut brutal brutalny brutal жестокий brutal โหดร้าย vahşi tàn bạo 残忍的

brutal

a. brutal, bruto-a.
References in classic literature ?
hushing' made him feel like a brutal intruder whenever he entered the sacred precincts of Babyland.
It seemed to him that he was in the presence not only of his grandfather but of someone else, someone who might hurt him, someone who was not kindly but dangerous and brutal.
The look of exultation and brutal triumph which announced this terrible truth was irresistibly irritating.
He asked for a paper of tobacco; and as she had neglected to provide herself with the article, her brutal customer dashed down his newly-bought pipe and left the shop, muttering some unintelligible words, which had the tone and bitterness of a curse.
Were I an atheist -- a man devoid of conscience -- a wretch with coarse and brutal instincts -- I might have found peace long ere now.
In truth, well nigh the whole of this passage being attended by very prosperous breezes, the Town-Ho had all but certainly arrived in perfect safety at her port without the occurrence of the least fatality, had it not been for the brutal overbearing of Radney, the mate, a Vineyarder, and the bitterly provoked vengeance of Steelkilt, a Lakeman and desperado from Buffalo.
Sawyer, that a more unmanly, brutal treatment of a little pony it was never my painful lot to witness, and by giving way to such passion you injure your own character as much, nay more, than you injure your horse; and remember, we shall all have to be judged according to our works, whether they be toward man or toward beast.
Here was a population, low-class and mostly foreign, hanging always on the verge of starvation, and dependent for its opportunities of life upon the whim of men every bit as brutal and unscrupulous as the old-time slave drivers; under such circumstances immorality was exactly as inevitable, and as prevalent, as it was under the system of chattel slavery.
If it were your Harry, mother, or your Willie, that were going to be torn from you by a brutal trader, tomorrow morning,--if you had seen the man, and heard that the papers were signed and delivered, and you had only from twelve o'clock till morning to make good your escape,--how fast could you walk?
Men write many fine and plausible arguments in support of monarchy, but the fact re- mains that where every man in a State has a vote, brutal laws are impossible.
They are only brutal because that is their make; brutes would be brutal if it was THEIR make.
I was so stung by this brutal remark that I took my custom elsewhere.