brute 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), brutish]
2 a living organism characterized by voluntary movement [syn: animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna]
- bro͞ot, /bruːt/, /bru:t/
- An animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast.
- A brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person.
an animal destitute of human reason
a brutal person
- To report; to bruit.
- Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature.
- Not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation.
- Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence.
- Having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent.
- Rough; uncivilized; unfeeling.
- Form of feminine, brut
- Feminine plural form of bruto
Brute has several meanings: Brute (Describes the characteristics of a person of low intelligence. A person can also be described as 'brutish', which also has the same meaning.
- Brute (anime), a series in development in 2007 by Studio SCANIME.
- Brute (song), a 1995 single by the industrial music group KMFDM
- Brute (comics), any of several comics characters from Marvel, Atlas/Seaboard and DC Comics.
- brute., a side project band of Vic Chesnutt and the members of the Widespread Panic
- BRUTE! a.k.a. Aidan Hughes, a British artist
- Brute (City of Villains), a character archetype in the computer game City of Villains
- Brute (Halo), an alien race in the Halo video game series
- Brute force, a method of computing
- Brutes, the enemies of the Unreal computer game
- Marcus Junius Brutus, Caesar's most famous assassin, as in "Et tu, Brute?"
- BRUTE is a acronym for British Rail Universal Trolley Equipment.
brute in Esperanto: Bruto
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