brutal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (brt'l), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- savage; cruel; inhuman: a brutal attack on the village.
- crude; coarse: brutal language.
- harsh; ferocious: brutal criticism; brutal weather.
- taxing, demanding, or exhausting: They're having a brutal time making ends meet.
- irrational; unreasoning.
- of or pertaining to lower animals.