Definition of brutishness in English:



  • See brutish

    • ‘The former, who showed no mercy to those who were physically less endowed than them, sowed the seeds of injustice and naked brutishness that stalk the country today.’
    • ‘They despair of the moral decline and the ugly brutishness that characterise much of urban Britain.’
    • ‘It's a word which shows a feeble mind and a tendency to brutishness.’
    • ‘My son would like to join the army, but he is understandably concerned about being exposed to such brutishness.’
    • ‘Killigrew's original play aimed to demonstrate the brutishness of the British Cavaliers as they stormed through other countries and left paths of ruined women in the wake.’