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1. beastly

adjective. ['ˈbiːstˌliː'] resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility.

Synonyms

  • brute
  • inhumane
  • bestial
  • brutish

Antonyms

  • mild
  • indirect
  • female
  • male

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beast (English)
  • beste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. beastly

adjective. ['ˈbiːstˌliː'] very unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • god-awful
  • unpleasant

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • painless
  • good

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beast (English)
  • beste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word beastly


1. Adverb
These healthy ways will let you quickly move from bony to beastly.

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