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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities; The activity of treating someone savagely or viciously; The condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner.

Usage examples (21)
  • Oh, the stories -- of brutalization and of survival.
  • Their brutalization, it seems, isn't a 'teachable moment'.
  • One can only imagine the brutalization they must have experienced.
  • It offers society not further protection but further brutalization. for more
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