Definition of Brutalising

1. Verb. (British) (present participle of brutalise) ¹



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Definition of Brutalising

1. brutalise [v] - See also: brutalise

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Literary usage of Brutalising

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1. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1876)
"Yet surprise is The effects of often expressed because strong and uncultured brutalising .... , , scenes are not men beat their wives a few years afterwards ..."

2. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"I do think the Lancet might have asked some little boy in the street about the brutalising regime, and the probability is that it would have been told that ..."

3. The History of Scotland by Walter Scott (1830)
"The law of marriage was established amongst them, and all the brutalising evils of polygamy gave place to the con-" sequences of an union which tends most ..."

4. Social Rights and Duties: Addresses to Ethical Societies by Sir Leslie Stephen (1896)
"When certain punishments have been condemned as brutalising, it has been ... But the brutalising influence is even more objectionable as it applies to the ..."

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