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

 brut·ish /ˈbrutɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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)]