Brutish

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Brutish Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

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'Brutish' example sentence in quotations


* Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead therefore we must learn both arts. - Thomas Carlyle

* Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the Headless Monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded. - Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin


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Brutish Sample Sentences in News


  • Kentucky muscles its way to 36-0
    Wildcats handle Cincinnati?s brutish tactics and turn back Bearcats to move one win closer to a perfect season. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • NCAA tournament: Top-seeded Kentucky outlasts Cincinnati, moves to 36-0
    Wildcats handle Cincinnati?s brutish tactics and turn back Bearcats to move one win closer to a perfect season. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • Sox starters stay healthy
    FORT MYERS — If you’re ever in the mood for a brutish thrill, zoom in on any photograph of any pitcher just before he releases the ball — the bulging tendons and ligaments, the distorted arm angle, the grimace as he uncoils his personal catapult system. “It’s disgusting,” said Wade Miley. “It’s pretty crazy. It’s the most unnatural motion you can Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'

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