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English definition of “brutish”

brutish

adjective uk   /ˈbruː.tɪʃ/ us    /-t̬ɪʃ/
rough, unpleasant, and often violent: It has been said that life is often "nasty, brutish, and short".Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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