Examples of brutality in a Sentence
the brutalities of a prison
the police were accused of brutality for using excessive force in making arrests
Recent Examples of brutality from the Web
This is an example of what happens to people who witness cases of police brutality.
But during General Rios Montt’s 17-month reign, repression by state security forces reached new levels of brutality.
Those groups had filed lawsuits complaining of police brutality and unfair treatment of African-Americans, Latinos and the mentally ill and disabled.
In 1868, continuing reports of brutality led to an official investigation.
There are parts of the book that are just diary entries from me reacting to what was happening in the real world, because this was being written alongside some really, really horrible weeks and times of police brutality.
Yet Amari turns out to have experienced her share of brutality.
The socially conscious rapper has spent his career lyrics on subjects of police brutality and racial injustice, and has collaborated with stars including Kanye West, Common, and Questlove.
Would taking photos of these women trivialize the issue of police brutality?
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BRUTALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brutality for English Language Learners
: cruel, harsh, and usually violent treatment of another person
BRUTALITY Defined for Kids
Definition of brutality for Students
- … she wept and importuned Heaven with a recital of their brutality.
- —Jack London, The Call of the Wild
- the brutalities of prison
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