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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Brute (0.00969 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: brute brute adj : resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; “beastly desires”; “a bestial nature”; “brute force”; “a dull and brutish man”; “bestial treatment of prisoners” [syn: beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish] n 1: a cruelly rapacious person [syn: beast, wolf, savage, wildcat] 2: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement [syn: animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Brute Brute \Brute\, a. [F. brut, nasc., brute, fem., raw, rough, rude, brutish, L. brutus stupid, irrational: cf. It. & Sp. bruto.] 1. Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature. [1913 Webster] 2. Not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation. [1913 Webster] A creature . . . not prone And brute as other creatures, but endued With sanctity of reason. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] The influence of capital and mere brute labor. --Playfair. [1913 Webster] 4. Having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent. [1913 Webster] A great brute farmer from Liddesdale. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 5. Rough; uncivilized; unfeeling. [R.] [1913 Webster] brute force, The application of predominantly physical effort to achieve a goal that could be accomplished with less effort if more carefully considered. Figuratively, repetitive or strenuous application of an obvious or simple tactic, as contrasted with a more clever stratagem achieving the same goal with less effort; -- as, the first prime numbers were discovered by the brute force repetition of the Sieve of Eratosthenes. [PJC] Brute \Brute\, n. 1. An animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast. [1913 Webster] Brutes may be considered as either a["e]rial, terrestrial, aquatic, or amphibious. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. A brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person. [1913 Webster] An ill-natured brute of a husband. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] Syn: See Beast. [1913 Webster] Brute \Brute\, v. t. [For bruit.] To report; to bruit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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