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Brutish Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    brutish adj : resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners" [syn: beastly, bestial, brute(a)]
Brutish Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Brutish \Bru"tish\, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. --Leigh Hunt. Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain that he would seek to take the rank and density of the brute. --I. Taylor. Syn: Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal; barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual; bestial. -- Bru"tish*ly, adv. -- Bru"tish*ness, n.
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    * 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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