Definition of Violent

1. Adjective. Acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity. "Felt a violent dislike"




2. Adjective. Effected by force or injury rather than natural causes. "A violent death"
Similar to: Unnatural
Derivative terms: Violence

3. Adjective. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud. "Wild shouts"
Exact synonyms: Wild
Similar to: Intense
Derivative terms: Wildness

4. Adjective. Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid. "Violent passions"
Exact synonyms: Fierce, Tearing, Trigger-happy, Vehement
Similar to: Intense
Derivative terms: Fierceness

5. Adjective. Characterized by violence or bloodshed. "Convulsed with red rage"
Exact synonyms: Crimson, Red
Similar to: Bloody
Derivative terms: Violence

Definition of Violent

1. a. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease.

2. n. An assailant.

3. v. t. To urge with violence.

4. v. i. To be violent; to act violently.

5. a. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease.

6. n. An assailant.

7. v. t. To urge with violence.

8. v. i. To be violent; to act violently.

Definition of Violent

1. Adjective. Involving extreme force or motion. ¹

2. Adjective. Involving physical conflict. ¹

3. Adjective. Likely to use physical force. ¹

4. Adjective. Intensely vivid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Violent

1. marked by intense physical force or roughness [adj]

Medical Definition of Violent

1. 1. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease. "Float upon a wild and violent sea." (Shak) "A violent cross wind from either coast." (Milton) 2. Acting, characterised, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorised; as, a violent attack on the right of free speech. "To bring forth more violent deeds." (Milton) "Some violent hands were laid on Humphrey's life." (Shak) 3. Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal. "These violent delights have violent ends." (Shak) "No violent state can be perpetual." (T. Burnet) "Ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void." (Milton) Violent presumption, rents or profits of an estate obtained by a tenant wrongfully holding over after warning. They are recoverable in a process of removing. Synonym: Fierce, vehement, outrageous, boisterous, turbulent, impetuous, passionate, severe, extreme. Origin: F, from L. Violentus, from vis strength, force; probably akin to Gr. A muscle, strength. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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