Brutish Bru"tish, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. [1913 Webster]

O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. --Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster]

Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain that he would seek to take the rank and density of the brute. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal; barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual; bestial. [1913 Webster] -- {Bru"tish*ly}, adv. -- {Bru"tish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.