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brutality

noun [U or C] uk   /bruːˈtæl.ə.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
behaviour that is very cruel or violent and showing no feelings for others, or an act of this type: the brutalities of war Seeing so much brutality towards prisoners had not hardened them to it.
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