brutalization


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bru·tal·ize

 (bro͞ot′l-īz′)
tr.v. bru·tal·ized, bru·tal·iz·ing, bru·tal·iz·es
1. To make cruel, harsh, or unfeeling.
2. To treat cruelly or harshly.

bru′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brutalization - the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.brutalization - the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
3.brutalization - an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualitiesbrutalization - an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities
degradation, debasement - changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
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The statement pointedly said that a particular segment in the Indian media runs with their innuendos to malign Pakistan and whips up public frenzy, we are confident that the world community will be taking due cognizance of New Delhi's sinister campaign against Islamabad and the deliberate creation of war hysteria, these tactics are also aimed at diverting attention from the state terrorism in the dispute that India is constantly engaged, the brutalization of peaceful unarmed Kashmiris through harassment , incarceration, forced disappearances, torture, extra judicial killings, sham trials are well-documented internationally.
The spokesman pointedly said that a particular segment in the Indian media runs with their innuendo to malign Pakistan and whips up public frenzy, we are confident that the world community will be taking due cognizance of New Delhi's sinister campaign against Islamabad and the deliberate creation of war hysteria, these tactics are also aimed at diverting attention from the State terrorism in the dispute that India is constantly engaged, the brutalization of peaceful unarmed Kashmiris through harassment, incarceration, forced disappearances, torture, extra judicial killings, sham trials are well-documented internationally.
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