Associations to the word «Brutal»


BRUTAL, adjective. ​Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
BRUTAL, adjective. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
BRUTAL, adjective. Harsh; unrelenting
BRUTAL, adjective. Disagreeably precise or penetrating
BRUTAL, adjective. (music) (figuratively) In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.

Dictionary definition

BRUTAL, adjective. (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".
BRUTAL, adjective. Harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter".
BRUTAL, adjective. Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners".
BRUTAL, adjective. Disagreeably direct and precise; "he spoke with brutal honesty".

Wise words

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.