verb (used with or without object), im·brut·ed, im·brut·ing.
- to degrade or sink to the level of a brute.
Origin of imbrute
Related formsim·brute·ment, em·brute·ment, noun
First recorded in 1625–35; im-1
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for embrute
Historical Examples of embrute
You would dethrone and embrute the lords of the earth by your theories.
To harden and embrute the kindly dispositions, we must not only indulge in guilt but feel that we are guilty.