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brutish

328 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[bɹˈuːtɪʃ], [bɹˈuːtɪʃ], [b_ɹ_ˈuː_t_ɪ_ʃ]
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Synonyms for Brutish:

brutal (adjective)

barbarous, bestial, brutal, carnal, coarse, cruel, ferocious, gross, inhuman, rough, rude, ruthless, savage.

discourteous (adjective)

brash, caddish, contemptuous, crude, discourteous, disrespectful, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, tactless, uncivil, uncivilized, uncouth, vulgar.

inelegant (adjective)

awkward, boorish, clumsy, earthy, gawky, graceless, inelegant, raw, tasteless, tawdry, undignified, unpolished, unrefined.

vulgar (adjective)

animal, barbaric, barnyard, base, brazen, broad, cheap, chintzy, coarse-grained, cockney, colloquial, common, crass, degraded, depraved, garish, gaudy, glaring, homespun, idiomatic, ignoble, ignominious, ill-bred, in bad taste, indelicate, low, obscene, offensive, outlandish, philistine, profane, rank, repulsive, revolting, salty, scandalous, shameless, sleazy, sordid, unbecoming, unseemly.

Other synonyms and related words:

Draconian, Ferine, Gothic, Hard-hearted, Neanderthal, Spartan, abusive, aggressive, algolagnic, animalistic, atrocious, austere, awful, barbarian, beastly, blackguard, bleak, blind, blockhead, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bloodyminded, bodily, bonehead, brute, brutelike, bully, bullying, callous, churlish, clod, clownish, cold, comfortless, convict, countrified, crapulous, crazed, crook, culprit, cutthroat, dangerous, deadly, demanding, demoniac, demoniacal, demonic, desperado, despotic, destructive, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, dictatorial, disgusting, dispassionate, dolt, dour, dreadful, dull, dullard, dumb, dunce, dunderhead, exacting, fallen, fearful, fell, felon, feral, fiendish, fiendly, fierce, fleshly, flinty, forbidding, forceful, formidable, foul, freakish, frenzied, frightful, furious, ghoulish, goon, gory, grim, grisly, grotesque, gruesome, gruff, hard, hard-boiled, hardbitten, hardhearted, harsh, heartless, heavy, heinous, hellish, hideous, high pressure, home bred, homely, homicidal, hoodlum, hooligan, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, ignorant, implacable, incendiary, incondite, indurate, infernal, inhumane, insane, insensate, insensible, insensitive, instinctive, intimidating, intractable, irrational, kill-crazy, lapsed, lethal, loggerhead, loutish, magisterial, malefactor, malign, malignant, material, materialistic, mean, menacing, merciless, minacious, mindless, monstrous, murderous, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, nightmarish, nonspiritual, numskull, oaf, obdurate, ogreish, oppressive, orgiastic, over-exacting, perverse, physical, piggish, pitiless, plebeian, primitive, provincial, punishing, punitive, raffish, raging, rascal, ravening, raving, relentless, remorseless, repellent, roughshod, rowdy, ruffian, rustic, sadistic, sanguinary, satanic, satanical, semibarbaric, senseless, severe, slaughterous, snobbish, stark, stern, stolid, stony, stony-hearted, strict, stringent, strong-arm, subhuman, swinish, tameless, terrorist, terrorizing, thick-skinned, thoughtless, threatening, thuggish, tigerish, tough, truculent, tyrannical, ugly, unchristian, uncivilised, uncombed, uncompassionate, unconscious, uncontrollable, uncultivated, uncultured, unfeeling, unforgiving, unfriendly, ungentle, ungovernable, unhuman, unintelligent, unkempt, unkind, unlicked, unmerciful, unpitying, unreasoning, unrelenting, unsentimental, unsparing, unspiritual, unsympathetic, untamed, unthinking, unwarmhearted, unwarmheartedly, vehement, very unpleasant, vicious, violent, wild, wolfish, zoological.

Quotes for Brutish:

  1. Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts. Thomas Carlyle.
  2. Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite- a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood. Frederica Montseny.
  3. If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass, his life is not merely brutish and short, but dull and mechanical. Herbert Read.
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