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brute

brute

 
pronunciation:
brut
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any nonhuman animal, esp. a mammal.
synonyms:
animal, beast
similar words:
creature, mammal
definition 2: a cruel, unintelligent, or insensitive person.
synonyms:
barbarian, beast, monster
similar words:
animal, boor, cave man, churl, lout, ogre, savage, yahoo
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or characteristic of an animal.
synonyms:
animal, bestial
similar words:
animallike, dumb
definition 2: driven or characterized by instinct rather than intelligence.
a brute reaction
synonyms:
gut, instinctive, visceral
similar words:
animal, bestial, impulsive, natural
definition 3: savage or cruel; brutal.
synonyms:
atrocious, barbarous, brutal, ruthless, savage, vicious
similar words:
abusive, bestial, bloodthirsty, brutish, callous, cruel, ferocious, fiendish, inhumane, merciless, monstrous, pitiless, remorseless, truculent, violent
derivation: brutelike (adj.)