Bestial : Definition

Bestial

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Definitions of Bestial

Pronunciation : Bes"tial
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [F. bestial, L. bestialis, fr. bestia beast. See Beast.]
Definition : 1. Belonging to a beast, or to the class of beasts. Among the bestial herds to range. Milton.

2. Having the qualities of a beast; brutal; below the dignity of reason or humanity; irrational; carnal; beastly; sensual. Shak.

Syn. -- Brutish; beastly; brutal; carnal; vile; low; depraved; sensual; filthy.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Bes"tial
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A domestic animal; also collectively, cattle; as, other kinds of bestial. [Scot.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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