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bru·tal·i·ty

 (bro͞o-tăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. bru·tal·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being ruthless, cruel, harsh, or unrelenting.
2. A ruthless, cruel, harsh, or unrelenting act.

bru•tal•i•ty

(bruˈtæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality of being brutal; cruelty; savagery.
2. a brutal act or practice.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brutality - the trait of extreme cruelty
cruelness, cruelty, harshness - the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
2.brutality - a brutal barbarous savage actbrutality - a brutal barbarous savage act  
atrocity, inhumanity - an act of atrocious cruelty

brutality

noun cruelty, atrocity, ferocity, savagery, ruthlessness, barbarism, inhumanity, barbarity, viciousness, brutishness, bloodthirstiness, savageness Her experience of men was of domination and brutality.

brutality

noun
A cruel act or an instance of cruel behavior:
Translations
وَحْشِيَّه، قَسْوَه شَديدَه
brutalitasurovost
brutalitetråhed
grimmd; grimmdarverk
brutalita
vahşîlikzalimlik

brutality

[bruːˈtælɪtɪ] N [of person] → brutalidad f; [of murder] → salvajismo m, crueldad f
see also police B

brutality

[bruːˈtælɪti]
n (= cruelty) [regime, murder] → brutalité f brutalities
npl (= cruel acts) → sévices mpl
the brutalities committed by them → les sévices qu'ils ont perpétrés

brutality

nBrutalität f

brutality

[bruːˈtælɪtɪ] nbrutalità

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.
References in classic literature ?
His life seems to be made up of brutalities, small and large.
Ch Parvez Elahi said that Pakistan Muslim League is standing with Kashmiri brethren on every front and will continue to support them till freedom of Kashmir, story of Indian brutalities and oppression in Kashmir is expanding, Insha-Allah India will have to run away from Kashmir.
He lamented that why international community was not taking action against India while it had been seeing Indian forces' brutalities against people of Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD -- Former prime minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Attique Ahmed Friday said that the brutalities committed by Indian occupied forces could not deprive Kashmiris of their right to self determination.
The participants of the rally were waving flags of Pakistan and Kashmir and they shouted slogans of "Kashmir will become Pakistan" and also chanting slogans against Indian forces' brutalities against the Kashmiris.
The participants of the rally strongly condemned Indian forces' brutalities against innocent people of Kashmir.
Attock -- PTI MNA Major (R) Tahir Sadiq while addressing a press conference at his residence in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day condemned the brutalities of Indian forces and genocide in Held Kashmir and said that it was high time to take practical steps setting aside our vested interests.
LONDON: A large number of the British Pakistanis and Kashmiris on Saturday afternoon gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London and strongly protested against the brutalities and killings of innocent Kashmiri people by the occupation forces in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and gross violation of human rights in the held valley.
Summary: Mississauga [Canada], Mar 17 (ANI): Pashtun, Mohajir, Sindhi and Kashmiri groups gathered here on Saturday to protest against the brutalities allegedly inflicted upon them by Pakistani authorities and Pakistani state terrorism.
He was addressing an International Conference titled "Indian State brutalities in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir" here on Monday.
On the occasion of Kashmir Day, February 5th, he applauded and saluted the people of Kashmir for their continuous struggle against Indian illegal confinement, brutalities and aggressions.
If India feels it lives in the hearts and minds of the Kashmiri people, why has New Delhi tried to get the British government to cancel the International Kashmir conference at the House of Commons by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Pakistan (APPG-Pakistan) which wants to expose the Indian occupation forces brutalities in Kashmir?