[bes-chuhl, bees-]
of, pertaining to, or having the form of a beast: the belief that a person could assume bestial form after death; the bestial signs of the zodiac.
without reason or intelligence; brutal; inhuman: bestial treatment of prisoners.
beastlike in gratifying one's sensual desires; carnal; debased.

1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin bēstiālis (Latin bēsti(a) beast + -ālis -al1)

bestially, adverb Unabridged
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bestial (ˈbɛstɪəl)
1.  brutal or savage
2.  sexually depraved; carnal
3.  lacking in refinement; brutish
4.  of or relating to a beast
[C14: from Late Latin bestiālis, from Latin bestiabeast]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. bestial (13c.) "relating to animals, stupid, foolish, bestial," from L. bestialis "like a beast," from bestia (see beast). Sense of "below the dignity of a human" is from c.1400, and in many cases its use is unjust to the beasts.
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Example sentences
To bemoan such savagery as accursed, inhuman and bestial does not even begin to
  describe it.
But his view of humanity is a bleak one, predicated as it is on the bestial
  uniformity of the species.
They also tear across the stage with bestial ferocity.
Bestial or childish blacks were comic relief in early films, and they were
  mascots of all-white baseball teams.
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