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synonyms for brutality

  • atrocity
  • barbarism
  • barbarity
  • cruelty
  • inhumanity
  • savagery
  • bloodthirstiness
  • ferocity
  • fierceness
  • grossness
  • ruthlessness
  • sadism
  • savageness
  • unfeelingness
  • viciousness
  • brutishness
  • choke hold
  • third degree
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antonyms for brutality

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  • kindness
  • gentleness
  • humaneness
  • niceness
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How to use brutality in a sentence

The Post-ABC News poll finds that a bare majority of Wisconsin voters support the protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
TRUMP KEEPS DODGING THE CRUX OF MAJOR ISSUES — AND THAT’S SHOWING IN HIS REELECTION PROSPECTSAMBER PHILLIPSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That we thought we had moved past that, as a kid we saw a lot of brutality from communities and policemen and we felt like we had moved past that.
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A few years ago, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is bi-racial, took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality.
WHY CAN’T SCHOOLS GET WHAT THE N.F.L. HAS? (EP. 431)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Floyd’s death sparked a nationwide protest movement against police brutality that continues.
TONY MCDADE CASE LEAVES MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Still, some academics who have studied the phenomenon in recent years see evidence that rising rates of violence in cities that have experienced high-profile incidents of police brutality are driven by police pullbacks.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
So, when we’re talking about the numbers, when we talk about a rampant police brutality, I don’t think the numbers support that.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
The march comes at the end of a summer marked by instances of police brutality in multiple cities across the country.
LGBTQ ACTIVISTS PARTICIPATE IN MARCH ON WASHINGTON COMMEMORATIONSTEPH PURIFOYAUGUST 29, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The coronavirus pandemic, a global economic downturn, protests against racism and police brutality—as if 2020 weren’t stressful enough, Mother Nature decided to turn up the heat.
ASTONISHING PHOTOS FROM 2020 CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES SHOW HILLS, HOMES, REDWOODS ABLAZEMIADIEHLAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
He did not use the term “police” or “policing reforms” or “police brutality.”
JOE BIDEN APPEALED TO 2 DIFFERENT AUDIENCES IN HIS ACCEPTANCE SPEECH – 2 EXPERTS DISCUSS WHICH PUNCHES LANDEDLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 22, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Decades of research on police shootings and brutality reveal that officers with a history of shooting civilians, for example, are much more likely to do so in the future compared to other officers.
POLICE OFFICERS ACCUSED OF BRUTAL VIOLENCE OFTEN HAVE A HISTORY OF COMPLAINTS BY CITIZENSLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 1, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO BRUTALITY

  • abominations
  • barbarities
  • brutality
  • crimes
  • enormities
  • evils
  • horrors
  • infamy
  • inhumanities
  • iniquities
  • monstrosities
  • offenses
  • outrages
  • ruthlessness
  • savageries
  • viciousness
  • wrongs
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