Synonyms for brutal
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Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
Disagreeably precise or penetrating
In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.
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Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.
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barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, viciousadjective
(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
"a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
wild, uncivilized, fierce, savage, deplorable, reprehensible, fell, beastly, unrelenting, venomous, criminal, brute(a), condemnable, roughshod, barbaric, evil, feral, cruel, poisonous, barbarous, vicious, furious, ferocious, barbarian, heavy-handed, brutish, bestial, ferine, uncivilised
"the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutaladjective
resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility
"beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
disagreeably direct and precise
"he spoke with brutal honesty"
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There's no real possibility of substituting these two products in the short-term. The impact on the pork and beef industries in Mexico in terms of costs would be brutal.
His brutal, bullying bigotry runs contrary to the very principles our forefathers fought so hard to defend.
If these reports are confirmed, this is another tragic example of a young Australian being lured to a senseless and violent death by a brutal terrorist organization that is intent on imposing suffering and misery not only in Iraq and in Syria, but beyond.
This is a brutal reminder that candidate quality matters regardless of where you are running.
This is brutal. I think the most searing impact is going to be afterwards, the fact that people who lost their loved ones were unable to grieve with them, it's definitely all around us.
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