noun, plural bru·tal·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for brutality
Giving in to the demands of such a leader will, without question, invite greater aggression and brutality.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brutality must be rejected as a “mistake,” but simultaneously preserved as a possible policy option.John Brennan’s Tortured Defense of the CIA’s Torture Program|Shane Harris|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chicago provides crime reporters and amateur scanner-chasers with more grit and brutality than they can handle combined.
In a candid interview, she compares the brutality of life in North Korea to the Holocaust.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last six months have been a stark reminder of the brutality that lurks at the boundaries of civilized society.
I felt what a brute I must have been, but that kind of brutality has been knocked out of me long ago.The First Violin|Jessie Fothergill
But there were several in the camp (Mountain among the number) whom this brutality revolted.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
On the other hand, if he were in any way remiss in his duties, he was flogged with a brutality worthy of the Dark Ages.Abigail Adams and Her Times|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
It is a war which must ever be odious in history, beyond the outrages of brutality which disgrace other nations and times.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 1 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
The king who died in this house was that young Dane who appears to have been an incarnation of the ideal Danish brutality.South London|Sir Walter Besant