imbrute

or em·brute

[ im-broot ]
/ ɪmˈbrut /

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

First recorded in 1625–35; im-1 + brute1
Related formsim·brute·ment, em·brute·ment, noun
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