Unmentionable vs Beastly - What's the difference?

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Unmentionable is a related term of beastly.


As adjectives the difference between unmentionable and beastly

is that unmentionable is not mentionable while beastly is (uk) pertaining to, or having the form, nature or habits of, a beast.

As an adverb beastly is

like a beast; brutishly.

unmentionable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not mentionable
  • Derived terms

    * unmentionables * unmentionably

    beastly

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • (UK) Pertaining to, or having the form, nature or habits of, a beast.
  • (UK) Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
  • (UK, dated) Abominable.
  • beastly weather

    Usage notes

    Most often used pejoratively. is more narrow, though also often used pejoratively.

    Synonyms

    * (like a beast) bestial, animalian

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Like a beast; brutishly.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.8:
  • Beastly he threwe her downe, ne car'd to spill / Her garments gay with scales of fish that all did fill.
  • * 1901 , The Literary World - Volume 63 - Page 35:
  • They have insulted me most beastly . Moreover, they are, everyone of them, black-satan filthmen.