Synonyms for brute

Synonyms for (noun) brute

Synonyms: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently


Synonyms: beast, savage, brute, wildcat, wolf

Definition: a cruelly rapacious person

Similar words: assailant, assaulter, attacker, aggressor

Definition: someone who attacks

Synonyms for (adjective) brute

Synonyms: beastly, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish

Definition: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

Usage: beastly desires; a bestial nature; brute force; a dull and brutish man; bestial treatment of prisoners

Similar words: inhumane

Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used