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See definition of brutishness on Dictionary.com
  • as ininhumanity
  • as inlewdness
  • as inbrutality
  • as insavagery
  • as intruculence
  • as intruculency
  • as incruelty

synonyms for brutishness

  • atrocity
  • barbarism
  • brutality
  • callousness
  • cruelty
  • ruthlessness
  • savagery
  • viciousness
  • bloodthirstiness
  • ferocity
  • heartlessness
  • maliciousness
  • violence
  • cold-bloodedness
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antonyms for brutishness

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  • kindness
  • niceness
  • good
  • purity
  • modesty
  • goodness
  • virtue
  • uprightness
  • morality
  • decency
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How to use brutishness in a sentence

They had been scandalized by the rudeness, the baseness, and the brutishness, of rabble supremacy.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
In rape and cruelty and rage, ancient brutishness trails at the heels of all armies.
OUR PART IN THE GREAT WARARTHUR GLEASON
A cruel thing happened just before supper, indicative of the callousness and brutishness of these men.
THE SEA-WOLFJACK LONDON
In return, he cursed them for their selfish brutishness, and blows and kicks and curses were rained upon him.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
He was a professional, and all the fighting brutishness of him was reserved for his professional appearances.
WHEN GOD LAUGHS AND OTHER STORIESJACK LONDON
These are only a selection of many such incidents which show that the national brutishness was appearing through the veneer.
WHAT GERMANY THINKSTHOMAS F. A. SMITH
It sounded like a question, but she preferred to give no answer, and he walked away shaking his head over the brutishness of men.
THE WOMAN WITH THE FANROBERT HICHENS
It was the last stronghold of brutishness, of cruel chiefs and fierce feuds, of primitive and terrible customs.
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEASFREDERICK O'BRIEN
Bud bit his lip and went on, his face aflame with rage at the brutishness of a girl he had half respected.
COW-COUNTRYB. M. BOWER
For several months, he proved himself a model clerk, doing his work with exemplary brutishness.
THERESE RAQUINEMILE ZOLA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BRUTISHNESS

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