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"
"the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
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"
disagreeably direct and precise
"he spoke with brutal honesty"
Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
Disagreeably precise or penetrating
In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.
of or pertaining to a brute; as, brutal nature
like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; brutish; unfeeling; merciless; gross; as, brutal manners
The numerical value of brutal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of brutal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of brutal in a Sentence
Bleach is used as a very powerful disinfectant, it is logical that it be used to disinfect streets and asphalt, but here the damage has been brutal.
The United States Government and Department of Commerce can not and will not tolerate the brutal suppression of ethnic minorities within China, this action will ensure that our technologies, fostered in an environment of individual liberty and free enterprise, are not used to repress defenseless minority populations.
In some areas of the Middle East where church bells have rung for centuries on Christmas Day, this year they will be silent; this silence bears tragic witness to the brutal atrocities committed against these communities by ISIL.
Cuba is a brutal, tyrannical dictatorship 90 miles from the shore of our country.
The brutal killing of George Floyd is merely the latest in a long line of incidents of egregious police misconduct, this pattern continues because police are legally, politically and culturally insulated ... That must change so that these incidents stop happening.
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