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brutal (ˈbruːtəl Pronunciation for brutal

Definitions

adjective

  1. cruel; vicious; savage
  2. extremely honest or coarse in speech or manner
  3. harsh; severe; extreme   ⇒ brutal cold

Derived Forms

bruˈtality noun
ˈbrutally adverb

Translations for 'brutal'

  • British English: brutalPronunciation for brutal A brutal act or person is cruel and violent.This is a brutal and senseless war.ˈbruːtl ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: وَحُشِيّPronunciation for وَحُشِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Chinese: 残忍的Pronunciation for 残忍的
  • Croatian: brutalanPronunciation for brutalan brutalna
  • Czech: brutálníPronunciation for brutální
  • Danish: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Dutch: bruutPronunciation for bruut
  • European Spanish: brutalPronunciation for brutalviolento
  • Finnish: raakaPronunciation for raakabrutaali
  • French: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • German: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Greek: κτηνώδηςPronunciation for κτηνώδης
  • Italian: brutalePronunciation for brutale
  • Japanese: 残忍なPronunciation for 残忍な
  • Korean: 잔인한Pronunciation for 잔인한
  • Norwegian: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Polish: brutalnyPronunciation for brutalny brutalna
  • Portuguese: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Romanian: brutal brutal, brutală, brutali, brutale
  • Russian: жестокийPronunciation for жестокий жестокая
  • Spanish: brutalPronunciation for brutal
  • Swedish: brutalPronunciation for brutal brutalt
  • Thai: โหดร้ายPronunciation for โหดร้าย
  • Turkish: vahşiPronunciation for vahşi
  • Ukrainian: жорстокий
  • Vietnamese: tàn bạoPronunciation for tàn bạo

Example Sentences Including 'brutal'

Krasic delivered a brutal kick to his shins that made him whimper in spite of himself.
Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
The icing on this perfect cake was Krasic, a man who had cultivated a reputation for brutal ruthlessness with apparent glee.
Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
You're lucky they operate in the narrowest, most stiflingly brutal world imaginable.
Forbes, Bryan The Endless Game

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