brutalisation

World English Dictionary
brutalize or brutalise (ˈbruːtəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make or become brutal
2.  (tr) to treat brutally
 
brutalise or brutalise
 
vb
 
brutali'zation or brutalise
 
n
 
brutali'sation or brutalise
 
n

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brutalisation

noun
1. the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner [syn: brutalization
2. the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously [syn: brutalization
3. an act that makes people cruel or lacking normal human qualities [syn: brutalization
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