Significado de “brutal” - en el Diccionario Inglés

brutal en inglés británico

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brutaladjective

uk /ˈbruː.təl/ us /ˈbruː.t̬əl/

C1 cruel, violent, and completely without feelings:

a brutal dictator
He had presided over a brutal regime in which thousands of people had "disappeared".
He was imprisoned in 1945 for the brutal murder of a twelve-year-old girl.

not considering someone's feelings:

She spoke with brutal honesty - I was too old for the job.

Más ejemplos

  • This was a particularly brutal and cowardly attack.
  • The rebel army behaved in a brutal fashion.
  • The psychologist's attitude seemed far too casual, even brutal.
  • She wrote a thriller about a brutal serial killer.
  • The assault was premeditated and particularly brutal.
brutally
adverb uk /ˈbruː.təl.i/ us /ˈbruː.t̬əl.i/

The old man had been brutally attacked/murdered.
To be brutally honest/frank, you look fat in that dress.

(Definición de brutal del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

brutal en inglés americano

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brutaladjective

us /ˈbru·t̬əl/

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
adverb us /ˈbru·t̬əl·i/

He was brutally beaten.
She’s being brutally honest.

(Definición de brutal del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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