Definition of Beastliness

1. Noun. The quality of being deliberately mean.

Exact synonyms: Meanness
Generic synonyms: Malevolence, Malevolency, Malice
Derivative terms: Beastly, Mean, Mean, Mean



2. Noun. Unpleasant nastiness; used especially of nasty weather.
Generic synonyms: Nastiness
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Derivative terms: Beastly

Definition of Beastliness

1. n. The state or quality of being beastly.

Definition of Beastliness

1. Noun. The state of being beastly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beastliness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beastliness

beasthood
beastial
beastiality
beastie
beasties
beastily
beasting
beastings
beastish
beastishness
beastlier
beastliest
beastlihead
beastlihood
beastlike
beastliness (current term)
beastlinesses
beastly
beastlyhead
beastmaster
beastmasters
beasts
beasts of burden
beasts of prey
beasty
beat(p)
beat-to-beat variability
beat-up
beat-ups

Literary usage of Beastliness

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"This he published at Antwerp in 1565, with the title ' The Betraying of the beastliness of the Heretics,' 12mo, and a defiant address to Grindal. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"The word was used bv Milton : Tliat boiling-hutch of beastliness. 1 lie». /f, ii, *. .... beastliness ..."

3. A Prospectus of the Scientific Study of the Hindu Law by James Henry Nelson (1881)
"Concubinage—Incest—Marriage of widows—The Community—An unheard-of beastliness. IT would be impossible for a student who undertakes to investigate in a ..."

4. Readings on the Inferno of Dante: Based Upon the Commentary of Benvenuto Da by Dante Alighieri, William Warren Vernon, Edward Moore (1906)
"I do not find " beastliness " as the rendering ot ... not even the best Italian rendering of " beastliness," since that unpleasant word would be equivalent ..."

5. The World's Congress of Religions: The Addresses and Papers Delivered Before by John Wesley Hanson (1894)
"But in the beastliness of civilization, using the word beastliness definitely and not descriptively, lies our hope of the future. ..."

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