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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An animal; a beast.
  • n. A brutal, crude, or insensitive person.
  • adj. Of or relating to beasts; animal: "None of the brute creation requires more than food and shelter” ( Henry David Thoreau).
  • adj. Characteristic of a brute, especially:
  • adj. Entirely physical: brute force.
  • adj. Lacking or showing a lack of reason or intelligence: a brute impulse.
  • adj. Savage; cruel: brute coercion.
  • adj. Unremittingly severe: was driven to steal food through brute necessity.
  • adj. Coarse; brutish.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Strong, blunt, and spontaneous
  • n. One who has not yet matriculated.
  • v. Obsolete spelling of bruit.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition.
  • adj. Not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless.
  • adj. Having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent.
  • adj. Rough; uncivilized; unfeeling.
  • n. An animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast.
  • n. A brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person.
  • v. To report; to bruit.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • 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.
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  • n. a cruelly rapacious person
  • adj. resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
  • n. a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  • Equivalent
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    aggressor    attacker    assailant    assaulter   
    brutal    brute force    brutish    brutality   
    Words with the same meaning
    senseless    inanimate    unconscious    unthinking    cruel    fierce    ferocious    savage    pitiless    coarse   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Beirut    Bute    Butte    Jute    Root    Shute    absolut    acute    astute    boot   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    beast    wretch    bastard    villain    scoundrel    monster    fool    barbarian    ruffian    tyrant