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Definitions and Synonyms of violence | Another word for violence | What is violence?

Definition 1: an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where violence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one

Synonyms for violence in the sense of this definition

(violence is a kind of ...) violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

(... is a kind of violence ) violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner or other members of a household

(... is a kind of violence ) violence exhibited by drivers in traffic

(... is a kind of violence ) a public act of violence by an unruly mob

Definition 2: the property of being wild or turbulent - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where violence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the storm's violence

Synonyms for violence in the sense of this definition

(violence is a kind of ...) high level or degree; the property of being intense

(... is a kind of violence ) the property of being untamed and ferocious

"the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters" "a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"

Definition 3: a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc. - [noun denoting state]

(violence is a kind of ...) a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

"the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"

(... is a kind of violence ) violent state of the elements

"the sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks"

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