brutality vs savagery what difference

what is difference between brutality and savagery

English

Etymology

brutal +‎ -ity.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɹuːˈtælɪti/

Noun

brutality (plural brutalities)

  1. The state of being brutal.
  2. A cruel or savage act.
  3. The use of excessive physical force, often in the form of violence.

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsæv.ɪd͡ʒ.ɹɪ/

Noun

savagery (countable and uncountable, plural savageries)

  1. (uncountable) Savage or brutal behaviour; barbarity.
  2. (countable) A violent act of cruelty.
  3. Savages collectively; the world of savages.
  4. (uncountable) Wild growth of plants.
    • 1990, Brian Leverett, Water Gardens: Step-By-Step to Success (page 9)
      [] they [] made, amongst other features, lead ponds. With their departure these lands once more reverted to savagery; gardening, along with virtually all aspects of culture, disappeared and with it the man-made water gardens.

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