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  • noun The quality or state of being thuggish.

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Examples

  • Obviously, we're generalizing here: it's not clear how widespread this attitude really is on the right, and we don't know exactly how much of this kind of thuggishness there has even been so far, much less how whether there is more to come.

    Politics

  • Obviously, we're generalizing here: it's not clear how widespread this attitude really is on the right, and we don't know exactly how much of this kind of thuggishness there has even been so far, much less how whether there is more to come.

    Politics

  • Obviously, we're generalizing here: it's not clear how widespread this attitude really is on the right, and we don't know exactly how much of this kind of thuggishness there has even been so far, much less how whether there is more to come.

    Politics

  • Obviously, we're generalizing here: it's not clear how widespread this attitude really is on the right, and we don't know exactly how much of this kind of thuggishness there has even been so far, much less how whether there is more to come.

    Politics

  • Then there was the crudeness, the thuggishness, of the way the Kremlin operated at times.

    The Return

  • Then there was the crudeness, the thuggishness, of the way the Kremlin operated at times.

    The Return

  • The anti-intellectual thuggishness of numerous comments on this thread is quite remarkable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A View from an Incoming Harvard 1L

  • Off topic, and sort of lowering the level of discourse from policy to politics: CPAC reminds me that the problem with the other side is not just obstructionism, but raw thuggishness.

    Matthew Yglesias » Revenge of the Public Option

  • The anti-intellectual thuggishness of numerous comments on this thread is quite remarkable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A View from an Incoming Harvard 1L

  • If so, is it something like, “Anti-discrimination laws will lead to a slippery slope that will tend to result in Mugabe-style brutality, thuggishness and collapse of the rule of law”?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Public Opinion, Anti-Discrimination Law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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