简明英汉词典

brute
[bru:t]
adj.
残忍的, 畜生般的
n.
残忍的人, 畜生

美国传统词典[双解]

brute
brute
AHD:[br?t]
D.J.[bru8t]
K.K.[brut]
n.(名词)

(1)

An animal; a beast.
畜生;野兽

(2)

A brutal, crude, or insensitive person.
残忍的人,粗暴的人,麻木不仁的人
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Of or relating to beasts; animal:
野兽的:
“None of the brute creation requires more than food and shelter”(Henry David Thoreau)
“所有野蛮的动物需要的只是食物和栖息所而已”(亨利·戴维·索罗)

(2)

Characteristic of a brute, especially:
象野兽一样的,尤指:

(3)

Entirely physical:
完全是肉体上的:
brute force.
蛮力

(4)

Lacking or showing a lack of reason or intelligence:
没有理性的,没有智慧的:
a brute impulse.
兽性的冲动

(5)

Savage; cruel:
野蛮的,残忍的:
brute coercion.
残酷的威逼

(6)

Unremittingly severe:
严酷的:
was driven to steal food through brute necessity.
由于极其困窘被迫去偷食

(7)

Coarse; brutish.
粗野的;愚蠢的

语源

(1)

From Middle English [nonhuman]
源自 中古英语 [非人类]

(2)

from Old French brut
源自 古法语 brut

(3)

from Latin br?s [stupid] * see g wer- 1
源自 拉丁语 br?s [愚笨的] *参见 g wer- 1

继承用法

brutism
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

bruteanimalbrutishbrutalbeastlybestial

(2)

These adjectives apply to what is more characteristic of lower animals than of human beings.
这些形容词都表示具有较低等动物而不是人的特征的。

(3)

Brute, the least derogatory, stresses a lack of the understanding or sensibility regarded as distinguishing people from animals:
Brute 最具褒义,强调缺乏理解力和敏感性,而这两点使人与动物区分开来:
brute force.
蛮力。

(4)

Animal emphasizes physical nature as opposed to intellect or spirit:
Animal 强调与智力、精神相对的生理性质;
animal vitality.
动物的活力。

(5)

Brutish stresses marked lack of human refinement and sensitivity:
Brutish 强调明显缺乏教养和敏感;
He had the look of a dull and brutish man.
他看起来是个迟钝粗野的人。

(6)

Brutal emphasizes unfeeling cruelty:
Brutal 强调无情,残忍:
“the brutal amusements of the bullbaiting or the cockpit” (William Howitt). Both beastly and bestial imply degeneracy or moral degradation:
“纵狗咬牛或斗鸡的残酷娱乐” (威廉·豪威特)。beastly 和 beastial 含有堕落,道德腐化的意思:
indulging beastly desires;
放纵的兽欲;
bestial and sordid drunkenness.
肮脏污秽的醉酒。

(7)

Beastly, however, is often used to characterize what is merely very disagreeable:
Beastly 常用来指仅仅给人造成不愉快的东西:
What a beastly storm!
多么可恶的暴风雨!

现代英汉词典

brute
[bru:t]
n.

(1)

野兽

(2)

不幸的动物
The horse broke its leg, the poor brute.
那匹马跌断了腿,可怜的马。

(3)

残酷无情的人

词性变化

brute
adj.
残忍的; 蛮横的;粗野的
brute strength
暴力;蛮力

现代英汉综合大辞典

brute
[bru:t]
n.

(1)

兽类, 畜牲

(2)

愚蠢或残暴的人

(3)

兽性
He is a brute to his children.
他虐待子女。

词性变化

brute
[bru:t]
adj.

(1)

畜牲的, 畜牲般的

(2)

残忍的; 粗野的

(3)

无理性的

(4)

愚蠢的

(5)

好色的
brute courage
匹夫之勇
brute strength
蛮力; 暴力
Man has struggled long against the brute forces of nature.
长期以来, 人类一直在同无情的自然力作斗争。

继承用法

brutehood
n.
野性[野兽]的特性

brutelike
adj.

brutely
adv.

bruteness
n.

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美国传统词典

brute
brute
AHD:[br?t]
D.J.[bru8t]
K.K.[brut]
n.

(1)

An animal; a beast.

(2)

A brutal, crude, or insensitive person.
adj.

(1)

Of or relating to beasts; animal:
“None of the brute creation requires more than food and shelter”(Henry David Thoreau)

(2)

Characteristic of a brute, especially:

(3)

Entirely physical:
brute force.

(4)

Lacking or showing a lack of reason or intelligence:
a brute impulse.

(5)

Savage; cruel:
brute coercion.

(6)

Unremittingly severe:
was driven to steal food through brute necessity.

(7)

Coarse; brutish.

语源

(1)

From Middle English [nonhuman]

(2)

from Old French brut

(3)

from Latin br?s [stupid] * see g wer- 1

继承用法

brutism
n.

参考词汇

(1)

brute, animal, brutish, brutal, beastly, bestial

(2)

These adjectives apply to what is more characteristic of lower animals than of human beings.

(3)

Brute, the least derogatory, stresses a lack of the understanding or sensibility regarded as distinguishing people from animals:
brute force.

(4)

Animal emphasizes physical nature as opposed to intellect or spirit:
animal vitality.

(5)

Brutish stresses marked lack of human refinement and sensitivity:
He had the look of a dull and brutish man.

(6)

Brutal emphasizes unfeeling cruelty:
“the brutal amusements of the bullbaiting or the cockpit” (William Howitt). Both beastly and bestial imply degeneracy or moral degradation:
indulging beastly desires;
bestial and sordid drunkenness.

(7)

Beastly, however, is often used to characterize what is merely very disagreeable:
What a beastly storm!

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【修】强制,粗暴

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