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


  • Neanderthals weren’t as brutish and dumb as we thought: researchers
    Yet the latest research on the history and habits of Neanderthals suggests that such portrayals of them are entirely undeserved. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • Research finds Neanderthals probably weren't brutish, inferior cave men
    Special To The Washington Post. Maybe it's their famously protruding brow ridge or perhaps it's the now-discredited notion that they were primitive scavengers too dumb to use language or symbolism, but somehow Neanderthals picked up a reputation as brutish, dim and mannerless cretins. Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • 'Mr. Turner'
    'Mr. Turner' captures a brutish, observant artist living in a brutish time Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'

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