brutalitarian

adjective
bru·​tal·​i·​tar·​i·​an | \ (ˌ)brüˌtaləˈterēən, attrib " or (ˈ)brü¦taləˌt- \

Definition of brutalitarian

: advocating or practicing brutality a brutalitarian regime

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Other Words from brutalitarian

brutalitarianism \ (ˌ)brüˌtaləˈterēəˌnizəm \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for brutalitarian

brutality + -arian (as in humanitarian; probably newly coined in the 30s or construed as a blend of brutal and totalitarian

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“Brutalitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brutalitarian. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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