Synonyms of brutalize in English:

brutalize


See definition of brutalize

verb

1‘the men were brutalized by life in the trenches’

SYNONYMS

desensitize, dehumanize, harden, toughen, case-harden, inure, make unfeeling, make callous, degrade

2‘they were brutalized by the police’

SYNONYMS

attack, abuse, assault, beat, thrash, thump, pummel, pound, batter