What does the word brutish mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Brutishness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or like a brute; stupid; irrational; sensual.

Usage examples for brutish

  1. It was only his brutish passion that was dying. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  2. They appear indifferent to every thing around them; abject, servile, and brutish. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child