Synonyms for brute


1. beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat, attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter
usage: a cruelly rapacious person
2. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, organism, being
usage: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


1. beastly, bestial, brute(prenominal), brutish, brutal, inhumane (vs. humane)
usage: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
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