HyperDic: savagery

English > 3 senses of the word savagery:
NOUNattributesavagery, savagenessthe property of being untamed and ferocious
attributesavagery, ferociousness, brutality, viciousnessthe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty
actsavagery, brutality, barbarity, barbarisma brutal barbarous savage act
savagery > pronunciation
Soundssae'vihjheh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > savagery: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being untamed and ferocious.
Example "a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"
Synonymsavageness
Broaderferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildnessThe property of being wild or turbulent
English > savagery: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of extreme / extreme cruelty.
Synonymsferociousness, brutality, viciousness
Broadercruelty, cruelness, harshnessThe quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
Spanishbarbarie, brutalidad, ferocidad, salvajismo, saña
English > savagery: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA brutal barbarous savage act.
Synonymsbrutality, barbarity, barbarism
Broaderatrocity, inhumanityAn act of atrocious cruelty
Spanishbarbaridad, barbarie, barbarismo, brutalidad, ensañamiento, salvajada
Catalanbarbàrie, barbarisme, barbaritat, brutalitat, salvatgeria, salvatjada
Verbssavageattack brutally and fiercely

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