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brutalize


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brutalize  \Bru"tal*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brutalized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Brutalizing}.]  [Cf.  F.  brutaliser.] 
  To  make  brutal;  beasty;  unfeeling;  or  inhuman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brutalize  \Bru"tal*ize\,  v.  i. 
  To  become  brutal,  inhuman,  barbarous,  or  coarse  and  beasty. 
  [R.] 
 
  He  mixed  .  .  .  with  his  countrymen,  brutalized  with 
  them  in  their  habits  and  manners.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brutalize 
  v  1:  treat  brutally  [syn:  {brutalise}] 
  2:  make  brutal,  unfeeling,  or  inhuman;  "Life  in  the  camps  had 
  brutalized  him"  [syn:  {brutalise}] 
  3:  become  brutal  [syn:  {brutalise}] 




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