What does brutal mean?

Definitions for brutal
ˈbrut lbru·tal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word brutal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious(adj)

    (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

    "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

  2. brutal, unrelenting(adj)

    harsh

    "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"

  3. beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutal(adj)

    resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

    "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

  4. brutal(adj)

    disagreeably direct and precise

    "he spoke with brutal honesty"

Wiktionary

  1. brutal(Adjective)

    Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel

  2. brutal(Adjective)

    Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.

  3. brutal(Adjective)

    Harsh; unrelenting

  4. brutal(Adjective)

    Disagreeably precise or penetrating

  5. brutal(Adjective)

    In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brutal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a brute; as, brutal nature

  2. Brutal(adj)

    like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; brutish; unfeeling; merciless; gross; as, brutal manners

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brutal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brutal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of brutal in a Sentence

  1. Chris Del Vecchio:

    Sitting in the bleachers is where our seats are and we made it about two innings, they scored about six runs, so it kind of extended those innings and made it seem a little longer. But, its pretty brutal out there.

  2. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

  3. Jen Psaki:

    We are greatly concerned by reports that human rights activist Raif Badawi will start facing the inhumane punishment of a 1,000 lashes, in addition to serving a 10-year sentence in prison for exercising his rights to freedom of expression and religion, the United States government calls on Saudi authorities to cancel this brutal punishment and to review Badawi’s case and sentence.

  4. Kim Jong:

    We should be hopeful and encouraged by the events in Panmunjom( inside the DMZ), but we also need to keep a clear-eyed view of the nature of the Kim Jong family regime, and the history of its aggression, threats and provocations, stated claim to unify the peninsula under the North's control, and the documented human rights atrocities that are being committed against some 25 million Koreans living in the North, can a one-day event change the nature of the brutal Kim Jong family regime that has existed for some seven decades ? We should never forget the people living in severe oppression in the north while we admire the charm offensive conducted by Kim Jong Un.

  5. Carlos Miranda:

    It's a brutal sanction.

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