Belluine
Belluine Bel"lu*ine, a. [L. belluinus, fr. bellua beast.] Pertaining to, or like, a beast; brutal. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Animal and belluine life. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]


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  • belluine — adjective /ˈbɛlʊaɪn/ Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of beasts; bestial; brutal; animal …   Wiktionary

  • belluine — …   Useful english dictionary

  • belluino — pl.m. belluini sing.f. belluina pl.f. belluine …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • atrocious — adj 1. abominable, execrable, monstrous, horrible, horrid, horrendous; grievous, outrageous, shocking, enormous, flagrant; dark, black, black hearted, sinister, grim, dreadful, dire; hideous, grisly, gruesome, ghastly, unspeakable, unthinkable;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • barbaric — adj 1. primitive, rude, wild, uncivilized. See barbarian (def.1). 2. ferocious, fierce, savage, ruthless, vicious, fell, truculent; untamed, wild, undomesticated, unbroken; feral, ferine, wolfish, lupine, beastly, bestial, Obs. belluine; brutal,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • brutal — adj 1. pitiless, merciless, heartless, unkind, inhumane; unfeeling, uncompassionate, unsympathetic; cruel, hard hearted, stony hearted, marble hearted, cold blooded; cold, callous, insensitive, hardened, obdurate. 2. inhuman, barbarous, barbaric …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • feral — adj 1. bestial, beastlike, beastly, brutish, ferine, Obs. belluine; untamed, wild, undomesticated, unbroken; rapacious, ravenous, ravening, predatory, predacious, raptorial. 2. fierce, savage, ferocious, vicious, fell, truculent; tigerish,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ferocious — adj 1. bestial, brutish, beastly, beastlike, Obs. belluine, feral, ferine; untamed, wild, undomesticated, unbroken; predatory, predacious, raptorial; rapacious, ravenous, ravening. 2. fierce, savage, vicious, fell, truculent; tigerish, wolfish,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • savage — adj 1. ferocious, fierce, ruthless, vicious, fell, truculent; untamed, wild, undomesticated, unbroken; feral, ferine, wolfish, lupine, beastly, bestial, Obs. belluine; brutal, inhuman, barbarous, barbaric, hellish, Tartarian, Hunnish, Vandalic,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • beluin — obs. form of belluine …   Useful english dictionary

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