Synonyms for (adjective) beastly

Synonyms: beastly, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish

Definition: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

Usage: beastly desires; a bestial nature; brute force; a dull and brutish man; bestial treatment of prisoners

Similar words: inhumane

Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used


Synonyms: beastly, god-awful, hellish

Definition: very unpleasant

Usage: hellish weather; stop that god-awful racket

Similar words: unpleasant

Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors