brutal

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From Medieval Latin brutalis (savage, stupid), from brūtus (dull, stupid).

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brutal (comparative more brutal, superlative most brutal)

  1. ​Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
  2. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
  3. Harsh; unrelenting
  4. Disagreeably precise or penetrating
  5. (music, figuratively) In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French brutal, from Latin brūtus (dull, stupid).

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  • IPA(key): /brutaːl/, [b̥ʁuˈtˢæːˀl]

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brutal (neuter brutalt, definite and plural brutale, comparative brutalere, superlative brutalest)

  1. brutal
  2. savage

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin brutalis (savage, stupid), from brūtus (dull, stupid).

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brutal m (feminine brutale, masculine plural brutaux, feminine plural brutales)

  1. brutal

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brutal m (plural brutaux, feminine brutale)

  1. person who acts brutally

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin brutalis, from brutus 'dull, stupid'.

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brutal (comparative brutaler, superlative am brutalsten)

  1. brutal

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From Latin brutalis.

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brutal m, f (plural brutais; comparable)

  1. brutal, brutish
  2. (colloquial) huge
  3. (colloquial) fantastic, extraordinary

RomanianEdit

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From Latin brutalis

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brutal 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brutal

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brutal m, f (plural brutales)

  1. brutal

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brutal

  1. brutal

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 15:10