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


  • Lamborghini's new Huracan is mature, refined — yet still rebellious
    Lamborghinis can be called many things — brutish, temperamental, sexy, subtle as a Sherman tank in a school zone. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
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    Lamborghinis can be called many things — brutish, temperamental, sexy, subtle as a Sherman tank in a school zone. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • Remake takes sledgehammer to screen favourite
    NOSTALGIC memories of Edward Woodward's refined approach to justice and crime-fighting on the small screen are blown to smithereens by this brutish, big-screen rendering of The Equalizer.In a dizzying opening fight sequence, Washington impales a corkscrew in one henchman's noggin and repeatedly pummels a couple more as if he were tenderising a large slab o Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'

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