Senseless; unconscious.Wanting reason; animal; not human: as, a brute beast.Characteristic of animals; of brutal character or quality.Blunt or dull of sentiment; without sensibility; rough; uncivilized; insensible.Not associated with intelligence or intellectual effort; unintelligent; irrational.Harsh; crude.Synonyms Brute, Brutish, Brutal, Beastly, Bestial. Brute is the most general of these words, and remains nearest to the distinguishing difference between man and beast, irrationality: as, brute force. Brutish is especially uncultured, stupid, groveling: as, brutes and still more brutish men. Brutal implies cruelty or lack of feeling: as, brutal language or conduct. Beastly expresses that which is altogether unworthy of a man, especially that which is filthy and disgusting in conduct or manner of life. Bestial is applied chiefly to that which is carnal, sensual, lascivious: as, bestial vices or appetites.n. A beast, especially one of the higher quadrupeds; any animal as distinguished from man.n. A brutal person; a savage in disposition or manners; a low-bred, unfeeling person.n. Nautical, a yacht that to some extent sacrifices fineness of lines to fullness of form, so that great initial stability and sail-carrying power are obtained.