HyperDic: bestial

English > 1 sense of the word bestial:
ADJECTIVEallbestial, beastly, brute, brutish, brutalresembling a beast
bestial > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'schahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > bestial: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningresembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility.
Examples
  • "a bestial nature"
  • "bestial treatment of prisoners"
Synonymsbeastly, brute, brutish, brutal
Broaderinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
Spanishbestia, bestial, brutal
Catalananimal, bèstia, bestial, brutal
Nounsbeasta living organism characterized by voluntary movement
bestialitythe stupid brutal quality of a beast
Adverbsbestiallyin an inhumane manner
Verbsbestializemake brutal and depraved

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