Definition of bestiality in English:


Line breaks: bes¦ti|al¦ity
Pronunciation: /bɛstɪˈalɪti


[mass noun]
  • 1Savagely cruel or depraved behaviour: there seems no end to the bestiality of men
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    • 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.
  • 2Sexual intercourse between a person and an animal.

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