brutality


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a cruel act or an instance of cruel behavior

Synonyms for brutality

the trait of extreme cruelty

a brutal barbarous savage act

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Practically all of us will weep red tears and sweat bloody sweats as we come to knowledge of the unavoidable cruelty and brutality on which the trained-animal world rests and has its being.
Gryphus recovered from his swoon, opened his eyes, and as his brutality was returning with his senses, he growled "That's it, a fellow is in a hurry to bring to a prisoner his supper, and falls and breaks his arm, and is left lying on the ground.
Words passed between Clayton and the captain, the former making it plain that he was disgusted with the brutality displayed toward the crew, nor would he countenance anything further of the kind while he and Lady Greystoke remained passengers.
It was patent that this terrible man was no ignorant clod, such as one would inevitably suppose him to be from his exhibitions of brutality.
As he banged me down upon my feet his face was bent close to mine and I did the only thing a gentleman might do under the circumstances of brutality, boorishness, and lack of consideration for a stranger's rights; I swung my fist squarely to his jaw and he went down like a felled ox.
Those who have escaped the dark and terrible aspects of life will find my brutality, my flash of rage in our final tragedy, easy enough to blame; for they know what is wrong as well as any, but not what is possible to tortured men.
He feared that Mildred might imagine he was going to make a nuisance of himself, and he did not quite know how without brutality to reassure her.
Inexpressibly frightened and believing, no doubt (with some reason, too) that brutes without meant brutality within, he hobbled away from all the houses, and with gray, wet fields to right of him and gray, wet fields to left of him--with the rain half blinding him and the night coming in mist and darkness, held his way along the road that leads to Greenton.
KARACHI -- A tense mood prevailed in the city's Bahadurabad locale after police subjected a tea shop owner to torture over resisting arrest near Char Minar Chowrangi, leading people to chant against police brutality and resulting in a clash.
The United States once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim," the statement further read.
com/brutality-against-police-deputy-warren-scott-hogan-critically-wounded-1-dead-domestic-2467257) Brutality Against Police?
PESHAWAR -- A group of minority community on Saturday condemned the Indian forces brutality in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) and the successive threat of the Prime Minister Narendera Modi to Pakistan.
She said that the puppet administration had slapped draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) on many youth and with that a new era of oppression and brutality had been recorded in the books of history.
A special investigation by I NDIA T ODAY has unearthed this brutality from inside the fortified walls of a prison 30 kilometres from Delhi - - the Kasna jail of Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
New York -- Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations Organisation Maliha Lodhi has raised serious concern over state brutality and violation of human rights in Indian held Kashmir, terming it a serious threat to the regional peace.