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synonyms for brutish

  • bodily
  • natural
  • brute
  • mammalian
  • wild
  • beastly
  • bestial
  • corporeal
  • earthly
  • earthy
  • feral
  • fleshy
  • muscular
  • physical
  • sensual
  • untamed
  • zoological
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antonyms for brutish

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  • gentle
  • mild
  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • cultured
  • feeling
  • gentle
  • humane
  • inoffensive
  • kind
  • merciful
  • nice
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • sophisticated
  • sympathetic
  • civilized
  • educated
  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • decent
  • easy
  • feeling
  • friendly
  • gentle
  • giving
  • good
  • helpful
  • humane
  • kind
  • merciful
  • mild
  • moral
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • polite
  • sympathetic
  • charitable
  • thoughtful
    • apathetic
    • calm
    • cold
    • cool
    • dull
    • gentle
    • good
    • happy
    • indifferent
    • kind
    • mild
    • moderate
    • nice
    • pleasant
    • quiet
    • tame
    • uncaring
    • weak
    • meek
    • nonviolent
    • peaceful
    • tender
    • unthreatening
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        From archaeological reconstructions of Neanderthals as stooped, hairy and brutish, to “cavemen” movies, our ancient ancestors got bad press.
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        Perhaps her sensibility toward comics as a woman who wasn’t always the primary target for the brash masculinity of the ’90s had mellowed her to some of the brutish standards of the period.
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        Courage, that a poor private carrying a musket has to spare of; that does not fail a weasel or a rat; that is a brutish faculty?
        THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
        A brutish Indian; a favorite expression of the Limeños when speaking of the Indians, who certainly do not merit the compliment.
        TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
        I do grace him as much as I may, for I find him marvellous greedy to do anything to recover the conceit of his brutish offence.'
        SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
        These two children were full of vices—the little girl was untruthful, the boy brutish.
        BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
        Are there gods, yet suffer Such innocent sweetness to be made the spoil Of brutish violence?
        THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
        My Lords, what should we say of such brutish ignorance, and such shocking confusion of ideas?
        THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
        But then Agur candidly admitted that he was more brutish than any man, and had not the understanding of a man.
        SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
        It was scant of brow, brutish, 285 supercunning, and the swarthy body that rose above the black hip-cloth matched the face.
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