HyperDic: violent

English > 5 senses of the word violent:
ADJECTIVEallviolentacting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
allviolenteffected by force or injury rather than natural causes
allviolent, wild(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
allviolent, fierce, tearing, vehement, trigger-happymarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
allviolent, crimson, redcharacterized by violence or bloodshed
violent > pronunciation
Soundsvay'ahlahnt; vay'lahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > violent: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity.
Examples
  • "a violent attack"
  • "a violent person"
  • "violent feelings"
  • "a violent rage"
  • "felt a violent dislike"
Narrowerconvulsiveresembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent
ferocious, fierce, furious, savagemarked by extreme / extreme and violent energy
hot, ragingCharacterized by violent and forceful activity or movement
knockdown-dragout, knock-down-and-drag-outExtremely violent
lashingviolently urging on by whipping or flogging
luridhorrible in fierceness or savagery
rampageousDisplaying raging violence
ruffianly, toughViolent and lawless
slam-bangViolent and sudden and noisy
See alsohostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
unpeacefulnot peaceful
OppositenonviolentAbstaining (on principle) from the use of violence
Spanishviolento
Catalanviolent
Nounsviolencethe property of being wild or turbulent
Adverbsviolentlyin a violent manner
English > violent: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningEffected by force or injury rather than natural causes.
Example"a violent death"
Broaderunnaturalnot in accordance with or determined by nature
Spanishviolento
Catalanviolent
Nounsviolencean act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
English > violent: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud.
Examples
  • "a violent clash of colors"
  • "her dress was a violent red"
  • "a violent noise"
Synonymwild
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
English > violent: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
Example "violent passions"
Synonymsfierce, tearing, vehement, trigger-happy
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishferoz, vehemente, violenta, violento
Catalanviolent
English > violent: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningCharacterized by violence or bloodshed.
Synonymscrimson, red
BroaderbloodyHaving or covered with or accompanied by blood
Nounsviolencea turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.

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