brutalisation brutalisation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner
  2. (n) the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
  3. (n) an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities

Quotes

  1. Singh, however, warned that the fight against terror "should not result in the brutalisation of our society."
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Indian Express

  2. "Big powers inducted brutalisation [as] the US trained young brains about jihad," said Khattak -- who was part of a government delegation negotiating peace with the Swat-based Taliban on Tuesday.
    on May 14, 2008 By: Afrasiab Khattak Source: Daily Times

  3. "An example of the brutalisation of Polish public life is the billboard of the (post-communist) Democratic Left Alliance announcing duck-hunting season," Kaczynski told reporters while feeding ducks in the park's pond.
    on Sep 23, 2006 By: Jaroslaw Kaczynski Source: Independent Online

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