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brutality Syllabification: bru·tal·i·ty
Pronunciation: /bro͞oˈtalədē/

Definition of brutality in English:


Savage physical violence; great cruelty: brutality against civilians
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  • I don't think he was exposed to enough of their atrocities and enough of their brutalities to understand what he really was getting involved in.
  • The images of abuse and brutality he records are horrifyingly familiar.
  • Gone are the times when tensions would erupt in a blizzard of savage brutality.
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