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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bestial  \Bes"tial\,  a.  [F.  bestial,  L.  bestialis  fr  bestia 
  beast.  See  {Beast}.] 
  1.  Belonging  to  a  beast,  or  to  the  class  of  beasts. 
 
  Among  the  bestial  herds  to  range.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Having  the  qualities  of  a  beast;  brutal;  below  the  dignity 
  of  reason  or  humanity;  irrational;  carnal;  beastly; 
  sensual.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Brutish;  beastly;  brutal;  carnal;  vile;  low  depraved; 
  sensual;  filthy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bestial  \Bes"tial\,  n. 
  A  domestic  animal;  also  collectively,  cattle;  as  other  kinds 
  of  bestial.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bestial 
  adj  :  resembling  a  beast;  showing  lack  of  human  sensibility; 
  "beastly  desires";  "a  bestial  nature";  "brute  force"; 
  "a  dull  and  brutish  man";  "bestial  treatment  of 
  prisoners"  [syn:  {beastly},  {brute(a)},  {brutish}] 




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