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Brute meaning

brute - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature.
  2. 2. Not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation.
  3. 3. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence.
  4. 4. Having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent.
  5. 5. Rough; uncivilized; unfeeling.
  6. 6. An animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast.
  7. 7. A brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person.
  8. 8. To report; to bruit.
  9. 9. Brute and brutish.
  10. 10. One of the lower animals; a brutal person.

brute - examples of usage

  1. Mooween is then a beast to be dreaded, a great savage brute, possessed of enormous strength and of a fiend's cunning. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  2. Yes, I won't forget you- you brute." - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. I've been a brute, old boy; but I couldn't help it. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
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