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English adjective: brute

1. brute resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility


SamplesBeastly desires.
A bestial nature.
Brute force.
A dull and brutish man.
Bestial treatment of prisoners.


Synonymsbeastly, bestial, brutal, brutish


Similarinhumane


Antonymshumane


English noun: brute

1. brute (person) a cruelly rapacious person


Synonymsbeast, savage, wildcat, wolf


Broader (hypernym)aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker

2. brute a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Synonymsanimal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna


Broader (hypernym)being, organism


Narrower (hyponym)acrodont, adult, biped, captive, chordate, conceptus, creepy-crawly, critter, darter, domestic animal, domesticated animal, ectotherm, embryo, feeder, female, fertilized egg, fictional animal, game, giant, herbivore, hexapod, homeotherm, homoiotherm, homotherm, insectivore, invertebrate, larva, male, marine animal, marine creature, mate, metazoan, migrator, molter, moulter, mutant, offspring, omnivore, peeper, pest, pet, pleurodont, poikilotherm, predator, predatory animal, prey, pureblood, purebred, quarry, racer, range animal, scavenger, sea animal, sea creature, stayer, stunt, survivor, thoroughbred, varment, varmint, work animal, young, zooplankton


Part holonymcaput, face, head


Member meronymanimal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia


Substance holonymanimal tissue


Domain category membersactinomycete, adult, all-devouring, big, body, bone, bone-covered, crested, crop, debone, diet, domesticate, domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, drench, epizootic, flesh-eating, free-swimming, full-grown, fully grown, graze, gregarious, grown, grownup, half-blooded, half-bred, half-breed, hispid, humaneness, insectivorous, meat-eating, micro-organism, microorganism, nose, organic structure, pasture, physical structure, phytophagic, phytophagous, phytophilous, plant-eating, reclaim, registered, ritual killing, sacrifice, schistosome dermatitis, side, sitter, social, stander, swimmer's itch, tame, tame, topknotted, tracking, trailing, transmitter, trap, tufted, unattached, unregistered, vector, wart, zoophagous









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