|part of speech:
||like a beast, esp. in brutality or order of intelligence.
In war, the enemy is sometimes portrayed as bestial in order to justify killing them.She had no choice but to tolerate his bestial behavior.
- beastly, brute, brutish
- similar words:
- animal, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, fixed, inhuman, inhumane, merciless, primitive, ruthless, savage, truculent, unintelligent, wild