brutality Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “brutality” in the English Dictionary

"brutality" in British English

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brutalitynoun [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.
(Definition of brutality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brutalitynoun [C/U]

 us   /bruˈtæl·ɪ·t̬i/
an ​act or ​behavior that is ​cruel and ​violent: [U] The movie’s brutality is often hard to ​watch.
(Definition of brutality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brutality”
in Arabic وَحشِيّة…
in Korean 잔인함…
in Portuguese brutalidade, selvageria…
in Catalan brutalitat…
in Japanese 残虐行為, 蛮行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残酷性,残忍行径…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘酷,殘忍行為…
in Italian brutalità…
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