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


  • Brutish Duane Vermeulen a major threat to Ireland’s hopes against the Boks
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    NEW ORLEANS -- A few thoughts on the Baltimore Ravens' 34-27 win over the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome: What it means: With a brutish running game and big plays from their defense, the Ravens (7-4) moved into second place in the AFC North (they have better record in common games with Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns) and remain a h Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'
  • NBC dramas ‘Chicago Fire,’ ‘Chicago PD’ and ‘SVU’ interlock episodes
    Two of TV’s toughest cops will team up — and face off — during a three-show November sweeps crossover starting Tuesday night on NBC. Brutish “Chicago PD” detective Hank Voight... Read more on this news related to 'Brutish'

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