Definitions for brute
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word brute.
beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcatnoun
a cruelly rapacious person
animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaadjective
a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutaladjective
resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
"beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
An animal seen as being without human reason; a senseless beast.
Someone with the characteristics of an unthinking animal; a coarse or brutal person.
One of them was a hulking brute of a man, heavily tattooed and with a hardened face that practically screamed "I just got out of jail."
Without reason or intelligence (of animals).
Characteristic of unthinking animals; senseless, unreasoning (of humans).
Being unconnected with intelligence or thought; purely material, senseless.
Strong, blunt, and spontaneous
I punched him with brute force when he uppercut me
Etymology: From brut, from brutus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: brutus, Lat.
Nor yet are we so low and base as their atheism would depress us; not walking statues of clay, not the sons of brute earth, whose final inheritance is death and corruption. Richard Bentley.
Even brute animals make use of this artificial way of making divers motions, to have several significations to call, warn, chide, cherish, threaten. William Holder, Elements of Speech.
In the promulgation of the Mosaick law, if so much as a brute beast touched the mountain, it was to be struck through with a dart. South.
Then to subdue, and quell, through all the earth,
Brute violence, and proud tyrannick pow’r. Par. Regained.
The brute philosopher, who ne’er has prov’d
The joy of loving, or of being lov’d. Alexander Pope.
A brute creature; a creature without reason; a savage.
Etymology: from the adjective.
What may this mean? Language of man pronounc’d
By tongue of brute, and human sense express’d? Par. Lost.
To judgment he proceeded, on th’ accurs’d
Serpent, tho’ brute; unable to transfer
The guilt on him, who made him instrument
Of mischief. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x. l. 165.
Brutes may be considered as either, aerial, terrestrial, aquatick, or amphibious. I call those aerial, which have wings, wherewith they can support themselves in the air; terrestrial are those, whose only place of rest is upon the earth; aquatick are those, whose constant abode is upon the water. John Locke.
To those three present impulses, of sense, memory, and instinct, most, if not all, the sagacities of brutes may be reduced. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.
Heav’n from all creatures hides the book of fate;
All but the page prescrib’d, this present state;
From brutes what men, from men what spirits know;
Or who could suffer being here below? Alexander Pope, Ess. on Man.
Etymology: written ill for bruit.
This, once bruted through the army, filled them all with heaviness. Richard Knolles, History of the Turks.
not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature
not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence
having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent
rough; uncivilized; unfeeling
an animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast
a brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person
to report; to bruit
"Brute" is a song by industrial rock group KMFDM that was first released on their 1995 album Nihil. It was also released as a single with the song "Revolution" as B-side.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brōōt, adj. belonging to the lower animals: irrational: stupid: rude.—n. one of the lower animals.—adj. Brut′al, like a brute: unfeeling: inhuman.—v.t. Brut′alise, to make like a brute, to degrade.—v.i. to live like a brute.—n. Brutal′ity.—adv. Brut′ally.—n. Brute′ness, brute-like state: brutality: (Spens.) stupidity.—v.t. Brut′ify, to make brutal, stupid, or uncivilised:—pr.p. brutify′ing; pa.p. brutifīed′.—adj. Brut′ish, brutal: (B.) unwise.—adv. Brut′ishly.—n. Brut′ishness.—The brute creation, the lower animals. [Fr. brut—L. brutus, dull, irrational.]
buret, rebut, tuber
The numerical value of brute in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of brute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
This kind of bludgeoning must stop. China has a strong army but Indians will unite against them if they continue such attacks, the Chinese are using their brute force amid a pandemic, the world must stand with India to punish them.
The angel grows up in divine knowledge, the brute, in savage ignorance, and the son of man stands hesitating between the two.
She’s tied the hands of the police, she wants the to police with one hand behind their back, and you can’t fight evil crime, brute force, with one hand tied behind their backs.
Et tu, Brute!
This lengthy brute force campaign to collect and exfiltrate data, access credentials and more, is likely ongoing, on a global scale.
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- скот, звярBulgarian
- brute, bæst, udyrDanish
- animalisch, roh, Rüpel, Barbar, brachial, Unmensch, blöd, tierisch, rau, Vieh, dumm, Tier, grobGerman
- κτηνάνθρωπος, αγριάνθρωπος, κτήνος, ζώο, θηρίοGreek
- bruto, bestiaSpanish
- بی رحمPersian
- elukka, eläin, jalostumaton, raakalainen, typerä, järjetön, karkea, raaka, eläimellinenFinnish
- brúid, brúidiúilIrish
- beathach, ainmhidh, brùidScottish Gaelic
- կենդանի, անասուն, գազանArmenian
- bruta, brutoItalian
- brute, bølleNorwegian
- brutal, bestia, bydlęPolish
- criatura, besta, brutoPortuguese
- животное, бессмысленный, грубый, скотинаRussian
- brdavs, grobijanSlovene
- odjur, sälle, djuriskSwedish
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