Definition of Brutism

1. n. The nature or characteristic qualities or actions of a brute; extreme stupidity, or beastly vulgarity.



Definition of Brutism

1. Noun. Behaviour or action characteristic of a brute ¹

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Definition of Brutism

1. the state of being brutal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brutism

brutely
bruteness
bruter
bruters
brutes
brutified
brutifies
brutify
brutifying
bruting
brutings
brutish
brutishly
brutishness
brutishnesses
brutism (current term)
brutisms
brutist
bruts
bruv
bruvs
bruvver
bruvvers
brux
bruxed
bruxer
bruxers
bruxes
bruxing
bruxism

Literary usage of Brutism

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1. Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons by Timothy Dwight (1846)
"I will pass by the Saturnalia, in which Rome sunk, for a week every year, into the coarsest and most vulgar brutism, and all distinction and decency were ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"... because we give only three hundred dollars apiece, on an average, to deliver these poor oppressed beings from a condition of brutism. ..."

3. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1902)
"The brute is so dominant in man, whether he came from the " dust of the ground," as stated by Moses, or from " brutism," as claimed by Darwin, ..."

4. History of the Antislavery Measures of the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth by Henry Wilson (1865)
"... because we give only three hundred dollars apiece, on an average, to deliver these poor oppressed beings from a condition of brutism. ..."

5. America and Europe by Adam G. De Gurowski (1857)
"Issuing from a state of barbarism, nay from that of savage brutism, in which twofold oppression and tyranny have kept them for long centuries, ..."

6. Christian Missions: Their Agents, and Their Results by Thomas William M. Marshall (1864)
"... heroic spirit of the Pequod is shrunk into the torpor of reasoning brutism. All the vice of the original is left : all its place in English families as ..."

7. Christ, Christianity and the Bible by Isaac Massey Haldeman (1922)
"... maliciously suggested new difficulties, raised barriers against its own research, and prostrating itself in the name of mere brutism, worshipped nature ..."

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