Definition of Bludgeoning

1. Verb. (present participle of bludgeon) ¹



2. Noun. An assault with a club or similar weapon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bludgeoning

1. bludgeon [v] - See also: bludgeon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bludgeoning

blubbery
blubbing
blubbo
blubbos
blubs
blucher
bluchers
blude
bludes
bludged
bludgeon
bludgeoned
bludgeoner
bludgeoners
bludgeoning (current term)
bludgeonings
bludgeons
bludger
bludgers
bludges
bludging
bludie
bludier
bludiest
bludy
blue(a)
blue-belly
blue-black

Literary usage of Bludgeoning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"seated fear and wholesome respect which many centuries of bludgeoning at the hands of the law had beaten into the fierce and turbulent natives of these ..."

2. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"... the inhuman bludgeoning of all the tentative advances of curiosity, the taste for twilight that led to the closing of doors, the pulling down of blinds, ..."

3. On Contemporary Literature by Stuart Pratt Sherman (1917)
"So, too, unquestionably, in the nearly parallel case of the bludgeoning burlesque, A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"... epitaph: " In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud Under the bludgeoning of chance; My head is bloody but unbowed. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"One has read of the bludgeoning« of Fate—I knew from that day that my most miserable falling had been bludgeoned out of me. I was at sea for many years ..."

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