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brut·ish

 (bro͞o′tĭsh)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of a brute.
2. Crude in feeling or manner.
3. Sensual; carnal.
4. Rough; uncivilized: "the Mesabi Iron Range, a brutish stretch of maroon hillocks" (John McCormick).

brut′ish·ly adv.
brut′ish·ness n.

brutish

(ˈbruːtɪʃ)
adj
1. of, relating to, or resembling a brute or brutes; animal
2. coarse; cruel; stupid
ˈbrutishly adv
ˈbrutishness n

brut•ish

(ˈbru tɪʃ)

adj.
1. brutal; cruel.
2. gross; coarse.
3. carnal; sensual.
4. uncivilized.
5. bestial; like an animal.
[1485–95]
brut′ish•ly, adv.
brut′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brutish - resembling a beastbrutish - 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"

brutish

adjective coarse, stupid, gross, cruel, savage, crude, vulgar, barbarian, crass, boorish, uncouth, loutish, subhuman, swinish The man was brutish and coarse.
Translations
مائِلٌ إلى الوَحْشِيَّه
brutálníhrubý
brutal
dÿrslegur; hrottalegur
hayvan gibihayvanca

brutish

[ˈbruːtɪʃ] ADJbruto

brutish

[ˈbruːtɪʃ] adjgrossier/ière, brutal(e)

brutish

adj person, behaviourviehisch, brutal

brutish

[ˈbruːtɪʃ] adjda bruto

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 ?
There was cruelty in those eyes, and brutishness. He was a brute.
Their yellow teeth were filed to sharp points, and their great protruding lips added still further to the low and bestial brutishness of their appearance.
The beast saw that she feared him, and being a brute enjoyed the evidence of the terror his brutishness inspired.
To see moral grandeur rising out of cesspools of iniquity; to rise himself and first glimpse beauty, faint and far, through mud- dripping eyes; to see out of weakness, and frailty, and viciousness, and all abysmal brutishness, arising strength, and truth, and high spiritual endowment -
A cruel thing happened just before supper, indicative of the callousness and brutishness of these men.
I've got him faster than his scoundrel of a father secured me, and lower; for he takes a pride in his brutishness. I've taught him to scorn everything extra- animal as silly and weak.
'It is not fear of alimony, but of being alone-of missing a dependable presence in a world that shows only three consistent aspects: nastiness, brutishness and brevity.'
It is not fear of alimony but of being alone of missing a dependable presence in a world that shows only three consistent aspects: nastiness, brutishness and brevity," Locsin said.
To allow this lack of sensitivity, this brutishness in the name of entertainment, we must be mad.
(35) Although competitiveness causes discord and strife, it stimulates dormant abilities and calls forth new ones, leading to improvement: "Here the first true steps are taken from brutishness to culture, which consists, actually in, the social worth of human beings...
refinement and sympathy beyond the brutishness of masculine nerves"