brutal - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈbruːt(ə)l/
  1. 2
    extreme and unpleasant

    the brutal morning light

    1. a.
      extremely honest, in a way that seems unkind

      Let’s be brutal here – he’s not good enough.

      The brutal truth is that you’re too old.

derived word

brutally

 

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adverb