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Noun: brute  broot
  1. A cruelly rapacious person
    - beast, wolf, savage, wildcat [informal]
  2. A living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    - animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna
  3. Someone who treats others inhumanely, or is regarded as wildly violent or uncivilized
    - animal
Adjective: brute  broot
  1. Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
    "brute force";
    - beastly, bestial, brutish, brutal
  2. Devoid of any qualifications, disguise or adornment
    "the brute truth";
    - blunt, crude, stark

Sounds like: brut, bruit

Derived forms: brutes

See also: inhumane, unconditional, unconditioned

Type of: aggressor, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, being, organism

Part of: animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia

Encyclopedia: Brute