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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 beast·ly /ˈbistli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beast·ly a.
 1. Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of, a beast.
    Beastly divinities and droves of gods.   --Prior.
 2. Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
    The beastly vice of drinking to excess.   --Swift.
 3. Abominable; as, beastly weather. [Colloq. Eng.]
 Syn: -- Bestial; brutish; irrational; sensual; degrading.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful
             racket" [syn: hellish, god-awful]
      2: 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: bestial, brute(a), brutish]
      adv : in a beastly manner; "she behaved beastly toward her
      [also: beastliest, beastlier]