bestial bestial  /ˈbɛs tʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

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Usage(s):

  1. By 1995, the last time I lived there, Russia had disintegrated into a rudderless mess, defined most by a bestial crime rate and Boris Yeltsin's kleptocracy in the Kremlin.
  2. The bodies of their victims, bearing signs of bestial torture, were often tossed into sewers or garbage dumps.
  3. Howard the Duck is a bestial bloviation of Steve Gerber's Marvel comic books of the '70s.

News

  1. Rand Paul Predicts Nonhuman Marriage, Chaos, After DOMA Ruling [Listen]

    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul said that without the Defense of Marriage Act, there’s nothing to stop people from marrying nonhumans: Pets, plants, security blankies, you name it. Some in the anti-marriage equality crowd argue that while gay marriage might not be so bad, legalization is a slippery slope into bestial marriage and all manner of... Read more » Rand Paul Predicts Nonhuman Marriage ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Mykki Blanco: Show Preview

    "Hell is chilly, motherfucker": So begins "The Initiation," Mykki Blanco 's new single from Betty Bubble: The Initiation . It's lurky, pitch-black hip-hop; a repetitive, two-chorus mantra more than a rap song. In the video Blanco is literally two-faced and bestial, crawling on all fou...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

Quotes

  1. "And yet. And yet. Every day, reports reach us of new laws broken, of new bestial crimes to which individuals and minority groups are subjected," Annan said.
    on Sep 19, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: China Daily

  2. "Woe to the nation that celebrates in these hours the release of a bestial person who smashed the head of a 4-year-old child," Olmert said in a statement.
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: CNN International

  3. "You can't see that the United States is responsible for all the evil in the world because you can see so many dictators and so many bestial acts all over the world now. .......... There is something in the human heart, the international human...
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: Oliver Stone Source: USA Today

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