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brutality


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brutality  \Bru*tal"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Brutalities}.  [Cf.  F. 
  brutalit['e].] 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  brutal;  inhumanity;  savageness; 
  pitilessness. 
 
  2.  An  inhuman  act 
 
  The  .  .  .  brutalities  exercised  in  war.  --Brougham. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brutality 
  n  1:  the  trait  of  extreme  cruelty  [syn:  {ferociousness},  {viciousness}, 
  {savageness},  {savagery}] 
  2:  a  brutal  barbarous  savage  act  [syn:  {barbarity},  {barbarism}, 
  {savagery}] 




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