1. [syn: bestially, brutishly, in a beastly manner]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brutish \Bru"tish\, a.
Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel,
gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent.
O, let all provocation
Take every brutish shape it can devise. --Leigh Hunt.
Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain
that he would seek to take the rank and density of the
brute. --I. Taylor.
Syn: Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal;
barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual;
[1913 Webster] -- Bru"tish*ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in an inhumane manner; "she treated her husband
bestially" [syn: bestially, brutishly, in a beastly