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Definition of Beastly


  1. Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of, a beast.
  2. Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
  3. Abominable; as, beastly weather.

Beastly Quotations

We're really quite nice and friendly, but everyone has a beastly side to them, don't they?
Sid Vicious

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley

There is not in nature, a thing that makes man so deformed, so beastly, as doth intemperate anger.
Alan Bleasdale

I'm still a firm believer that we were definitely put here to use our minds, and that is what makes us different. And that that's the key. If there is anything that is going to stop mankind from being such a beastly, destructive creature, it is reason.
Caleb Carr

War is a beastly business, it is true, but one proof we are human is our ability to learn, even from it, how better to exist.
M. F. K. Fisher
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Beastly Translations

beastly in Norwegian is avskyelig, dyrisk
beastly in Spanish is bestial
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