- to degrade or sink to the level of a brute.
Origin of imbrute
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Examples from the Web for imbruted
Imbruted by atheism, he entered his cell with a merry song and a joke.
From the animal creation we mount by a short step to the imbruted Indian.The Andes and the Amazon
There he lay,—squalid and loathsome under the bright heaven,—an imbruted man.The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
The leader of sanguinary Albanians and imbruted Egyptians against wild Arab hordes is not likely to be of a delicate stomach.
The imbruted monster turned upon his heel without any reply.