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Definition of brutal

brutal

adjective

  • extremely horrendous, embarrassing or harsh. (Not slang, coming to English from Medieval Latin.)
    It was brutal when Stanford got knocked out of the Final Four.
    Dude, that was a brutal way to break up with your girlfriend!

    Last edited on Jan 23 2012. Submitted by Alli Henry from Palo Alto, CA, USA on Apr 18 1998.

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