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Wordnet 3.0


1. very unpleasant;
- Example: "hellish weather"
- Example: "stop that god-awful racket"
[syn: beastly, hellish, god-awful]

2. resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility;
- Example: "beastly desires"
- Example: "a bestial nature"
- Example: "brute force"
- Example: "a dull and brutish man"
- Example: "bestial treatment of prisoners"
[syn: beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutal]


1. in a beastly manner;
- Example: "she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beastly \Beast"ly\ (b[=e]st"l[y^]), a. 1. Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of, a beast. [1913 Webster] Beastly divinities and droves of gods. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy. [1913 Webster] The beastly vice of drinking to excess. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Abominable; as, beastly weather. [Colloq. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Syn: Bestial; brutish; irrational; sensual; degrading. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

beastly adv 1: in a beastly manner; "she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law" adj 1: very unpleasant; "hellish weather"; "stop that god-awful racket" [syn: beastly, hellish, god-awful] 2: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners" [syn: beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutal]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

205 Moby Thesaurus words for "beastly": Adamic, Circean, Draconian, Tartarean, abhorrent, abominable, abrupt, aggressive, animal, animalian, animalic, animalistic, anthropophagous, appalling, arrant, atrocious, awful, baneful, barbaric, barbarous, base, bearish, beastlike, below contempt, beneath contempt, bestial, blameworthy, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bluff, blunt, bodily, boorish, brash, brusque, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutelike, brutish, cannibalistic, carnal, carnal-minded, cavalier, churlish, coarse, contemptible, crude, cruel, cruel-hearted, crusty, curt, demoniac, demoniacal, deplorable, despicable, detestable, devilish, diabolic, dire, dirty, disagreeable, disgusting, dreadful, dumb, earthy, egregious, enormous, execrable, fallen, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, fetid, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, filthy, flagrant, fleshly, forbidding, foul, fulsome, ghastly, grievous, grim, gross, gruff, harsh, hateful, heinous, hellish, hideous, hoggish, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrific, horrifying, ignoble, infamous, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, instinctive, instinctual, intolerable, lamentable, lapsed, loathsome, lousy, malodorous, material, materialistic, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, mindless, monstrous, murderous, nasty, nauseating, nefarious, noisome, nonrational, nonspiritual, notorious, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, orgiastic, outrageous, physical, piggish, pitiable, pitiful, postlapsarian, rank, rebarbative, regrettable, repellent, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, rough, rude, ruthless, sad, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, scandalous, schlock, scurvy, severe, shabby, shameful, sharkish, sharp, shocking, shoddy, short, sickening, slavering, snippy, sordid, squalid, stinking, subhuman, surly, swinish, terrible, too bad, tragic, truculent, unchristian, uncivil, uncivilized, unclean, uncultivated, unhuman, unpleasant, unrefined, unspeakable, unspiritual, vicious, vile, villainous, woeful, wolfish, worst, worthless, wretched, zoic, zooidal, zoologic