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1. bestial

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

Synonyms

  • brute
  • inhumane
  • beastly
  • brutish

Antonyms

  • mild
  • indirect
  • female
  • male

Etymology

  • bestialis (Latin)
  • bestia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Bestial

  • celestial

Example sentences of the word bestial


1. Adjective
When Minos changed his mind and kept the bull, Poseidon cursed King Minos’ wife, Pasiphae, who consummated a bestial union, resulting in the half-man-half beast Minotaur.

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