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Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.
Oriana Fallaci

Meaning of "brutishness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BRUTISHNESS

brutishness  [ˈbruːtɪʃnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRUTISHNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Brutishness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRUTISHNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of brutishness in the English dictionary

The definition of brutishness in the dictionary is the quality of being brutish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRUTISHNESS


bearishness
ˈbɛərɪʃnəs
bluishness
ˈbluːɪʃnəs
boyishness
ˈbɔɪɪʃnəs
brackishness
ˈbrækɪʃnəs
bullishness
ˈbʊlɪʃnəs
cattishness
ˈkætɪʃnəs
coltishness
ˈkɒltɪʃnəs
coquettishness
kəˈkɛtɪʃnəs
cultishness
ˈkʌltɪʃnəs
Englishness
ˈɪŋɡlɪʃnəs
goatishness
ˈɡəʊtɪʃnəs
greenishness
ˈɡriːnɪʃnəs
Jewishness
ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs
loutishness
ˈlaʊtɪʃnəs
pettishness
ˈpetɪʃnəs
reddishness
ˈrɛdɪʃnəs
ruttishness
ˈrʌtɪʃnəs
sottishness
ˈsɒtɪʃnəs
sweetishness
ˈswiːtɪʃnəs
whitishness
ˈwaɪtɪʃnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRUTISHNESS

brutalisation
brutalise
brutalism
brutalist
brutality
brutalization
brutalize
brutally
brute
brutelike
brutely
bruteness
bruter
brutified
brutifies
brutify
bruting
brutish
brutishly
brutism

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRUTISHNESS

Britishness
business
Caithness
childishness
foolishness
foppishness
freshness
harshness
highness
lushness
much of a muchness
rashness
richness
roughness
Royal Highness
selfishness
smoothness
stylishness
thoroughness
toughness
unselfishness

Synonyms and antonyms of brutishness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «brutishness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRUTISHNESS

Find out the translation of brutishness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of brutishness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «brutishness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

兽性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

embrutecimiento
570 millions of speakers

English

brutishness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

brutishness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حماقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зверского
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

brutalidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পশুত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stupidité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Brutishness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brutalität
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

brutishness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

brutishness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brutishness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đần độn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

brutishness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मूर्खपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vahşilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abbrutimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

brutishness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

звірячого
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abrutizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

brutishness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dier lijkheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brutishness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brutishness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of brutishness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUTISHNESS»

The term «brutishness» is normally little used and occupies the 150.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUTISHNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about brutishness

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QUOTES WITH «BRUTISHNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word brutishness.
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Oriana Fallaci
Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRUTISHNESS»

Discover the use of brutishness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to brutishness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Aristotle and the Virtues
In III.11 Aristotle goes on to develop the thick account of temperance after first separating temperance and intemperance from brutishness. Brutishness As we will see below, some people are intemperate because they immoderately desire the ...
Howard J. Curzer, 2012
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Destiny, the Inward Quest, Temporality and Life
According to this description of a hellish existence that is on the other hand very common, brutishness is not only that irrational outburst that seizes someone all of a sudden; it is also and mainly the emotional framework of a never ending ...
Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, 2011
3
Methods of the Way: Early Chinese Ethical Thought
Additional evidence of an early parallel use of the two terms wen/liang in this double-pair supports these assumptions. Pair 31: Zhi M 'brutishness' The character zhi consists of one phonetical element zhi %k and the radical for birds H, and ...
Rune Svarverud, 1998
4
Aristotle's Biopsychosocial Model of Psychology and ...
180) Brutishness, Disease, Mental Illness, Nature, Habit, and Issues of Human Responsibility Aristotle (1984) wrote that of the, "... of moral states to be avoided there are three kinds—vice, incontinence, brutishness.. . . [and] that of a brute is a  ...
Daniel Elliot Lee, 2008
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Virtue Ethics in the Middle Ages: Commentaries on ...
Brutishness, as Aristotle explains, goes beyond the limits of vice:5 it is a disposition which consists in enjoying pleasures that are classified by Aristotle as pleasures against nature.6 Consequently, what distinguishes brutishness from vice and ...
István Pieter Bejczy, 2008
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The Great Ethics of Aristotle
Brutishness. Brutishness is excessive vice and is opposite to the heroic or divine virtue that is beyond man. Brutishness is a certain excessive vice. For when we see someone altogether base, we do not even say that he is a man but a brute, ...
‎2014
7
Essays on Dante
7), in declaring that ' brutishness ' is a lesser evil than 'malice,' though more terrible, illustrates his meaning by explaining that the best thing in man exists in a corrupt state in the malicious, but does not exist at all in the brutish. And, further, we ...
8
The Brutishness of Despising Religion, and the Treatment Due ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
William Berriman, 2010
9
The Eudemian Ethics of Aristotle
Opposite to vice is virtue, to incontinence continence, to brutishness heroic or divine virtue. The last two are rare, but brutishness is found mainly among barbarians or the sick and deformed or extremely vicious. The things to talk about now are ...
Peter L. P. Simpson, 2013
10
Stoicism & Emotion (Large Print 16pt)
The disposition involved is called by Seneca feritas, 'brutishness,' making an implicit comparison to the condition of a carnivorous animal. Seneca writes, And now we must ask also concerning those people who rage about at random and ...
Margaret R. Graver, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRUTISHNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term brutishness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Obergefell Destroyed Marriage as a Legal Construct. It Did Not …
They suppress the feminine to the point that they descend to the male brutishness. They are societies that are trying to function with half their ... «Patheos, Jun 15»
2
Review: Cymbeline
Burk delivers the show's funniest performance, enhancing his brutishness with physical comedy. While contemporary Shakespeare productions ... «bestofneworleans.com, Jun 15»
3
4 Englishmen & Karl Marx: "God bless us everyone!"
Darwin's daughter and all of humanity were ultimate natural victims of life's brutishness and destined to be dust and nothingness. Please read ... «RenewAmerica, Jun 15»
4
Elle Decor Published the Most Ridiculously Offensive Essay of All …
No child has ever been subjected to the brutishness of professional childcare and lived to tell the tale. NEWS: Family discovers dream house is ... «E! Online, Jun 15»
5
Opera: Handel's 'Richard the Lionheart' in St. Louis
Brandon Cedel supplies a hefty baritone and piratical brutishness for Isacio, Adam Lau a meaty bass for Berardo. Soprano Devon Guthrie ... «Dallas Morning News, Jun 15»
6
Wolff: Gawker should pay for free speech
... which includes a particularly vivid example of Gawker virulence, is quite a definitive study in the brutishness and mob incitements of Internet ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
7
Giants rookie Ereck Flowers eager to start hitting
And a chance to show the Giants the tenacity and brutishness that attracted them. Because so far, they haven't seen his best. Neither has he. «Newsday, Jun 15»
8
Fighting Monsters
Is the director not overdoing the brutishness in order to make a point? Against that, you have to set the calm formality of his method: almost ... «The New Yorker, Jun 15»
9
Review: In 'Be More Chill,' a Nerd Finds Popularity in a Sci-Fi Pill
The woes of the misfit and the wallflower, the snooty brutishness of the jocks and the mean girls have been a bottomless well of material for ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
10
MOVIE REVIEW: 'Spy'
... a desk jockey whose job is to be the voice in the ear of superspy Bradley Fine, played with subtle brutishness by Jude Law. Fine is suave and ... «Washington Times, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Brutishness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/brutishness>. Jul 2020 ».
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