1Savagely cruel or depraved behavior: there seems no end to the bestiality of human beings
More example sentences
- That nation was a leader in science, art, education, literature, philosophy, music - but none of this cultural superiority was a guarantee against the cruelty and bestiality that marked its behavior.
- What seems to me more important than the ‘Oh ugh’ factor is just how easy it is for standards of law and behavior of slip into bestiality.
- Forgetting all the principles for which they were fighting in their endless war against their enemy, they have become savage barbarians teetering on the very edge of bestiality.
Late Middle English: from Old French bestialite, from bestial (see bestial).
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of bestiality in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.