Charming vs Brutal - What's the difference?

charming | brutal |

As adjectives the difference between charming and brutal

is that charming is pleasant, charismatic while brutal is (senseid)savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel.

As a verb charming

is .

As a noun charming

is the casting of a magical charm.




(en adjective)
  • pleasant, charismatic
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  • *
  • delightful in a playful way which avoids responsibility or seriousness, as if attracting through a magical charm
  • Antonyms

    * (pleasant) dull


    * (pleasant) charismatic, smart, witty * (delightful) silly


  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The casting of a magical charm.
  • * (Thomas Middleton)
  • They denied me often flour, barm and milk, / Goose-grease and tar, when I ne'er hurt their charmings , / Their brewlocks, nor their batches, nor forespoke / Any of their breedings.






    (en adjective)
  • (senseid)Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
  • Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
  • Harsh; unrelenting
  • Disagreeably precise or penetrating
  • (music, figuratively) In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.
  • Synonyms

    * barbaric * cold-blooded * savage * vicious


    * gentle * kind