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English definition of “brutal”
› cruel and violent: The attacks on the crew were quite brutal. › fig. Brutal can also mean unpleasant or difficult: The weather was brutal – hot and humid. › Brutal can also mean plain and direct, without worrying about anyone’s feelings: She spoke with brutal honesty about his behavior. brutally
/ˈbru·t̬əl·i/ adv › He was brutally beaten. She’s being brutally honest.