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.
Man may . . . render himself brutish, but it is in vain that he would seek to take the rank and density of the brute.
Syn. -- Insensible; stupid; unfeeling; savage; cruel; brutal; barbarous; inhuman; ferocious; gross; carnal; sensual; bestial.
-- Bru"tish*ly, adv. -- Bru"tish*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.