brutality

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noun bru·tal·i·ty \brü-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of brutality

plural

brutalities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being brutal

  2. 2 :  a brutal act or course of action


BRUTALITY Defined for English Language Learners

brutality

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noun bru·tal·i·ty \brü-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of brutality for English Language Learners

  • : cruel, harsh, and usually violent treatment of another person


BRUTALITY Defined for Kids

brutality

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noun bru·tal·i·ty \brü-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of brutality for Students

plural

brutalities

  1. 1 :  the quality of being cruel and harsh <… she wept and importuned Heaven with a recital of their brutality. — Jack London, The Call of the Wild>

  2. 2 :  a cruel and harsh act or course of action <the brutalities of prison>



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