- Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of a beast.
- Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
- beastly weather
Most often used pejoratively, bestial is more narrow, though also often used pejoratively.
- (like a beast): bestial
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