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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a beast.

Usage examples (34)
  • This among the sons of men, the worms of the earth, would be called a brutish affection.
  • It makes a kind of brutish sense if you don't think about it too hard.
  • Is not our understanding "brutish" in the contemplation of such things, and is as if it were not?
  • The cynic, lacking hope, assumes the world is "brutish" and "has given up entirely on performing a social role." for more
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