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Brutal
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Brutal as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 May 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 20 answers for the crossword clue 'Brutal', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Brutal a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Brutal as an answer itself some 91 times.

Brutal is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 with the answer being INHUMAN, we also found INHUMAN to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Disagreeably direct and precise; "he spoke with brutal honesty"
  • Harsh; "the brutal summer sun"; "a brutal winter"
  • (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
  • Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

FELL
The act of felling something (as a tree)

5 Letters

BRUTE
A living organism characterized by voluntary movement

CRUEL
(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

HARSH
Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

6 Letters

FIERCE
Marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

SAVAGE
A cruelly rapacious person

7 Letters

BEASTLY
In a beastly manner; "she behaved beastly toward her mother-in-law"

BESTIAL
Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

BRUTISH
Resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

CALLOUS
Make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals

INHUMAN
Without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"

VICIOUS
Having the nature of vice

VIOLENT
Characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode

8 Letters

BARBARIC
Without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

INHUMANE Howard
Lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"

RUTHLESS
Without mercy or pity; "an act of ruthless ferocity"; "a monster of remorseless cruelty"

9 Letters

BARBAROUS
Primitive in customs and culture

MERCILESS
Having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"

ROUGHSHOD
Unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"

11 Letters

UNRELENTING
Never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"

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