Associations to the word «Brute»


BRUTE, adjective. Without reason or intelligence (of animals). [from 15th c.]
BRUTE, adjective. Characteristic of unthinking animals; senseless, unreasoning (of humans). [from 16th c.]
BRUTE, adjective. Being unconnected with intelligence or thought; purely material, senseless. [from 16th c.]
BRUTE, adjective. Crude, unpolished. [from 17th c.]
BRUTE, adjective. Strong, blunt, and spontaneous.
BRUTE, adjective. Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless.
BRUTE, noun. (now archaic) An animal seen as being without human reason; a senseless beast. [from 17th c.]
BRUTE, noun. A person with the characteristics of an unthinking animal; a coarse or brutal person. [from 17th c.]
BRUTE, noun. (archaic) (slang) (UK) (Cambridge University) One who has not yet matriculated.
BRUTE, verb. Obsolete spelling of bruit
BRUTE FACT, noun. An inscrutable datum of experience; a thing that is undeniably the case, but which is impervious to reasoned explication.
BRUTE FACTS, noun. Plural of brute fact
BRUTE FORCE, noun. A method of accomplishing something primarily by means of strength, without the use of mechanical aids or thought.
BRUTE FORCE, noun. (computer science) A method of computation wherein all permutations of a problem are tried manually until one is found that provides a solution, in contrast to the implementation of a more intelligent algorithm.

Dictionary definition

BRUTE, noun. A cruelly rapacious person.
BRUTE, noun. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement.
BRUTE, 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".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.