HyperDic: violence

English > 3 senses of the word violence:
NOUNactviolence, forcean act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
attributeviolence, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, wildnessthe property of being wild or turbulent
stateviolencea turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.
violence > pronunciation
Soundsvay'ahlahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > violence: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act of aggression (as one against a person who resists).
Example"he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"
Synonymforce
Narrowerdomestic violenceviolence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner
riot, public violenceA public act of violence by an unruly mob
road rageviolence exhibited by drivers in traffic
Broaderaggression, hostilityviolent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
Spanishfuerza, violencia
Catalanforça, violència
Adjectivesviolenteffected by force or injury rather than natural causes
English > violence: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being wild or turbulent.
Example"the storm's violence"
Synonymsferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, wildness
Narrowersavageness, savageryThe property of being untamed and ferocious
Broaderintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
Spanishbraveza, bravura, ferocidad, fiereza, fuerza, furia, vehemencia, violencia
Catalanbravesa, bravura, fúria, violència
Adjectivesviolentacting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
English > violence: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc..
NarrowerrageViolent state of the elements
Broaderturbulence, upheaval, Sturm und DrangA state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
Spanishviolencia
Catalanviolència
Adjectivesviolentcharacterized by violence or bloodshed

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