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Noun: brutalisation  ,broo-tu-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: brutalization)
  1. The condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
    - brutalization
  2. The activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
    - brutalization
  3. An act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities
    - brutalization, animalization, animalisation [Brit]

Derived forms: brutalisations

Type of: actus reus, condition, debasement, degradation, misconduct, status, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct