Brutish

Bru"tish

(), a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent.
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O, let all provocation
Take every brutish shape it can devise.
Leigh Hunt.
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Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain that he would seek to take the rank and density of the brute.
I. Taylor.
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Syn. -- Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal; barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual; bestial.
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-- Bru"tish*ly, adv. -- Bru"tish*ness, n.
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