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brutal

adjective

1 brutal

of persons or their actions Able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering:
— Brutal beatings.

synonyms: barbarous, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious.

Roget 895: discourteous, uncourteous; uncourtly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite; unpolished, uncivilized, ... show more

Roget 907: malevolent, unbenevolent; unbenign; ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived; evil-minded, evil-disposed; black-browed.    malicious; malign, ... show more

Polish: okrutny



2 brutal

Punishingly harsh:
— The brutal summer sun.
— A brutal winter.

synonym: unrelenting.

3 brutal

Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility.

synonyms: beastly, bestial, brute, brutish.

Polish: bydlęcy

4 brutal

Disagreeably direct and precise.

Polish: brutalny


Moby thesaurus: Adamic, Circean, Draconian, Gothic, Herculean, Neanderthal, Tartarean, abominable, abstruse, animal, animalian, animalic, animalistic, anthropophagous, arduous, arrant, atrocious, awful, baneful, barbarian ... show more.

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