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brutalize

verb

1 brutalize

Treat brutally.

synonym: brutalise.

Roget 823: be insensible etc. adj.; have a rhinoceros hide; show insensibility etc. n.; not mind, not care, not be affected by; have no desire for etc. 866; have no interest in, ... show more

Roget 895: be rude etc. adj.; insult etc. 929; treat with discourtesy; take a name in vain; make bold with, make free with; take a liberty; stare out of countenance, ogle, point at, ... show more

Roget 945: be vicious etc. adj.; sin, commit sin, do amiss, err, transgress; misdemean oneself, forget oneself, misconduct oneself; misdo, misbehave; fall, ... show more



2 brutalize

Make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman:
— Life in the camps had brutalized him.

synonyms: animalise, animalize, brutalise.

3 brutalize

Become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling.

synonyms: animalise, animalize, brutalise.


adjective

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: assault, attack, barbarize, bastardize, batter, burn, butcher, callous, carry on, case harden, corrupt, debauch, demoralize, deprave, destroy, go on, hammer, harden, indurate, inure ... show more.

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