1. (a.) Not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature.

2. (a.) Not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation.

3. (a.) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence.

4. (a.) Having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent.

5. (a.) Rough; uncivilized; unfeeling.

6. (n.) An animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast.

7. (n.) A brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person.

8. (v. t.) To report; to bruit.

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