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    brutal

    brutal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word brutal

    Definition
    (adj) (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
    Synonyms : barbarous , cruel , fell , roughshod , savage , vicious
    Example Sentence
    • a barbarous crime
    • brutal beatings
    • cruel tortures
    • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
    • a savage slap
    • vicious kicks
    Definition
    (adj) harsh
    Synonyms : unrelenting
    Example Sentence
    • the brutal summer sun
    • a brutal winter
    Definition
    (adj) resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    Synonyms : beastly , bestial , brute , brutish
    Example Sentence
    • beastly desires
    • a bestial nature
    • brute force
    • a dull and brutish man
    • bestial treatment of prisoners
    Definition
    (adj) disagreeably direct and precise
    Example Sentence
    • he spoke with brutal honesty
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