Definition of Violence

1. Noun. An act of aggression (as one against a person who resists). "He may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

Exact synonyms: Force
Generic synonyms: Aggression, Hostility
Specialized synonyms: Domestic Violence, Road Rage, Public Violence, Riot
Derivative terms: Force, Violent



2. Noun. The property of being wild or turbulent. "The storm's violence"

3. Noun. A turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc..
Generic synonyms: Sturm Und Drang, Turbulence, Upheaval
Specialized synonyms: Rage
Derivative terms: Violent

Definition of Violence

1. n. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force.

2. v. t. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel.

3. n. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force.

4. v. t. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel.

Definition of Violence

1. Noun. Extreme force. ¹

2. Noun. Action intended to cause destruction, pain, or suffering. ¹

3. Noun. Widespread fighting. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) Injustice, wrong. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Violence

1. violent action [n -S]

Medical Definition of Violence

1. 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. "That seal You ask with such a violence, the king, Mine and your master, with his own hand gave me." (Shak) "All the elements at least had gone to wrack, disturbed and torn With the violence of this conflict." (Milton) 2. Injury done to that which is entitled to respect, reverence, or observance; profanation; infringement; unjust force; outrage; assault. "Do violence to do man." (Luke III. 14) "We can not, without offering violence to all records, divine and human, deny an universal deluge." (T. Burnet) "Looking down, he saw The whole earth filled with violence." (Milton) 3. Ravishment; rape; constupration. To do violence on, to attack; to murder. "She . . . Did violence on herself." . To do violence to, to outrage; to injure; as, he does violence to his own opinions. Synonym: Vehemence, outrage, fierceness, eagerness, violation, infraction, infringement, transgression, oppression. Origin: F, fr. L. Violentia. See Violent. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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