Etymology
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brutalization (n.)

1797, noun of action or state from brutalize.

updated on October 14, 2021

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Definitions of brutalization from WordNet

brutalization (n.)
the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner;
Synonyms: brutalisation
brutalization (n.)
the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously;
Synonyms: brutalisation
brutalization (n.)
an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities;
Synonyms: brutalisation / animalization / animalisation
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Dictionary entries near brutalization

brut

brutal

brutalise

brutalism

brutality

brutalization

brutalize

brute

brutish

Brutus

bruxism