Bru·tish a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent.
O, let all provocation
Take every brutish shape it can devise. --Leigh Hunt.
Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain that he would seek to take the rank and density of the brute. --I. Taylor.
Syn: -- Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal; barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual; bestial.
-- Bru*tish*ly, adv. -- Bru*tish*ness, n.
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, bestial, brute(a)]