Origin of bestial
Related formsbes·tial·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for bestial
Bestial, in modern usage, implies an intensified and degrading animalism.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
Best′ialism, irrationality; Bestial′ity, beastliness: disgusting vice.
Bestial signifies amongst Scottish agriculturists cattle generally, the whole aggregate number of beasts on the farm.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
Bestial in the uncertain light Hanuman leered with his carven mask.Shadows in Zamboula|Robert E. Howard
Bestial, best′i-al, adj. like a beast: rude: brutally sensual.