Examples of brutalize in a Sentence
a young man brutalized by the experience of war
She claimed she had been sexually brutalized.
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Entropic Memes uncovered the bleak, often unintentionally hilarious report from the Annual Navy Workforce Research and Analysis Conference, which also glumly notes that the Iraq war has brutalized recruiting efforts.
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First Known Use of brutalize
BRUTALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brutalize for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to lose ordinary human kindness or feelings
: to treat (someone) in a very harsh and usually violent way
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