HyperDic: brutalisation

English > 3 senses of the word brutalisation:
NOUNstatebrutalisation, brutalizationthe condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
actbrutalisation, brutalizationthe activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
actbrutalisation, brutalization, animalization, animalisationan act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities
English > brutalisation: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner.
Synonymbrutalization
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Verbsbrutalisetreat brutally
English > brutalisation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activity of treating someone savagely or viciously.
Synonymbrutalization
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Verbsbrutalisetreat brutally
English > brutalisation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities.
Synonymsbrutalization, animalization, animalisation
Broaderdegradation, debasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
Spanishanimalización, brutalización
Catalananimalització, brutalització
Verbsbrutalisebecome brutal or insensitive and unfeeling
brutalisemake brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman

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