- brutish or beastly character or behavior; beastliness.
- indulgence in beastlike appetites, instincts, impulses, etc.
- an instance of bestial character or behavior.
- sexual relations between a person and an animal; sodomy.
Origin of bestiality
Related Words for bestialitysavagery, brutality, inhumanity, barbarity, truculency, depravity, truculence, wickedness, beastliness
Examples from the Web for bestiality
Historical Examples of bestiality
Bestiality of life was once common enough to attract no attention.The Meaning of Evolution
Samuel Christian Schmucker
Bestiality; fifteen years penal servitude; conspiracy by servant girl, he says.The Criminal
They are as deep as Bestiality, cunning and strong, cowering in the shadow of the sacred wood.King of Camargue
Bestiality is not rare in women who are also subject to this filthy, obnoxious and degenerative practice.The Sexual Question
- bestial behaviour, character, or action
- sexual activity between a person and an animal
Word Origin and History for bestiality
- The quality or condition of being an animal or like an animal.
- Conduct or an action marked by depravity or brutality.
- Sexual relations between a human and an animal.