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Brutality synonyms

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The property of being savage or behaving savagely.
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  1. The property of being savage or behaving savagely.
The property of being ruthless
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The quality of being harsh.
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The state or condition of being unfeeling.
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  1. The state or condition of being unfeeling.
(Uncountable) The state of being barbarous; brutality
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being barbarous; brutality
  2. A crude or coarse taste, manner, form, etc.
  3. Savage brutality or cruelty:
Sexual relations between a human and an animal.
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  1. Sexual relations between a human and an animal.
  2. Sexual relations between a person and an animal
  3. Conduct or an action marked by depravity or brutality.
(Law) Willful infliction of physical pain or suffering upon a person or animal, or of mental distress upon a person
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  1. (Law) Willful infliction of physical pain or suffering upon a person or animal, or of mental distress upon a person
  2. (Uncountable) an indifference to suffering or positive pleasure in inflicting suffering.
  3. As a ground for divorce, the intentional and malicious infliction of physical or psychological abuse by a married person upon his or her spouse that endangers or severely impairs the spouse’s life or physical or mental well-being or creates a reasonable apprehension in the spouse’s mind of physical or mental harm. The extent of abuse that a spouse is expected to tolerate varies state to state, but a single act of cruelty is normally not enough to constitute grounds for divorce. See also abuse. As a ground for divorce, the intentional and malicious infliction of physical or psychological abuse by a married person upon his or her spouse that endangers or severely impairs the spouse’s life or physical or mental well-being or creates a reasonable apprehension in the spouse’s mind of physical or mental harm. The extent of abuse that a spouse is expected to tolerate varies state to state, but a single act of cruelty is normally not enough to constitute grounds for divorce. See also abuse.
The quality or condition of being inhuman or inhumane
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  1. The quality or condition of being inhuman or inhumane
  2. An inhuman or cruel act.
  3. Lack of pity or compassion.
  1. A violent act of cruelty
  2. The condition of being savage, or wild, primitive, uncultivated, etc.
  3. Savage or brutal behaviour; barbarity
Find another word for brutality. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brutality, like: savageness, ruthlessness, harshness, unfeelingness, cruelty, barbarity, bestiality, cruelty, inhumanity, savagery and truculence.