Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a bestial manner; brutally; as a brute beast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a bestial manner.

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  • adverb In a bestial manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an inhumane manner

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And, in turn, I have shown how artificial was the romantic expression of this love instinct, by isolating a boy babe and a girl babe in a natural state wherein they expressed their love instinct bestially and brutally and violently.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay [a ward in Islington] are almost bestially stupid.

    Archive 2007-04-15

  • I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay are almost bestially stupid.

    Archive 2007-04-22

  • I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay are almost bestially stupid.

    Infamy Infamy..etc.

  • Mr Newman, who works in insurance and is vice-chairman of Islington North Tories, wrote: I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay are almost bestially stupid.

    Bovvered I am not

  • I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay [a ward in Islington] are almost bestially stupid.

    Anyway back to me ...

  • I have to confess that the denizens of Mildmay are almost bestially stupid .

    LibDems Delay Mayoral Selection?

  • For his fame he has to thank just those bestially sensuous pieces which first drew to him the attention of all the pruriency of America.

    From Whitman to Wilde: A Cultural Perspective on Individualism at the Fin de Si�cle

  • My universe crashing to pieces about me, and my nerves humming like taut piano wires for the vital need that was mine, I crouched in the gutter and gibbered bestially, till Hassim swaggered out and stilled my yammerings with a blow that felled me, half-stunned.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • Two or three of them to one cup, they greedily and bestially poured neat wine into their insatiable bellies which had the appearance of bloated goatskins.....

    languagehat.com: IDIOCENTRISM.

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