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Violence

Antonyms for violence:

unconcern, calmness.

Synonyms for violence:

Sense 1

Vehemency, bloodlust, barbarism, saber rattling, Natural Disaster, cataclysm, act of god, mayhem, state of emergency, full-court press, geohazard, road rage, ferociousness.

Sense 2

disturbance, duress, misrule, revolution, restraint, apocalypse, coercion.

Sense 3

compulsion, constraint, severity.

Sense 4

pressure.

Sense 5

depth.

force

vigor, force.

outburst

paroxysm.

rioting

Trashing.

turmoil

rampage.

unfairness

foul play.

wrath

anger.

zeal

fanaticism.

Other synonyms and related words:

disturbance, fanaticism, bloodlust, furiousness, madness, anger, hysteria, force, force out, misrule, severity, delirium, paroxysm, passion, compulsion, duress, geohazard, forcefulness, pressure, fervency, craze, abandon, foul play, fervor, rampage, restraint, barbarism, aggressiveness, vigor, fervidness, ardor, power, Intenseness, vigorousness, effect, strength, revolution, enthusiasm, military force, eumenides, personnel, heat, mayhem, emphasis, coercion, Vehemency, ferociousness, constraint, cataclysm, military unit, Trashing, depth.

Sense 1 (noun)

disturbance, act of god, Natural Disaster, rampage, geohazard, apocalypse, cataclysm, state of emergency.

Sense 3 (noun)

constraint, barbarism, pressure, duress, saber rattling, coercion, compulsion, road rage.

Sense 4 (noun)

ferociousness, depth, Vehemency, severity.

act (noun)

force.

anger (noun)

rage, outrage.

attack (noun)

battle, bloodshed, furor, foray, bombardment, riot, invasion, strike, storm, onslaught, offense, barrage, sortie, tirade, aggression, thrust, charge, spasm, siege, war, raid, combat, outbreak, warfare.

battery (noun)

mayhem.

brunt (noun)

force, pressure, thrust.

coercion (noun)

restraint.

disturbance (noun)

spasm, turmoil, riot, brawl, insurrection, fracas.

encounter (noun)

combat, battle.

fanaticism (noun)

madness, enthusiasm.

violence (noun)

fierceness, bloodshed, onslaught, commotion, terrorism, ferocity, vehemence, attack, rage, outrage, frenzy, atrocity, fight, assault, duress, barbarity, brawl, thuggery, uproar, torture, savagery, foul play, coercion, destructiveness, broil, abuse, fury, furiousness, compulsion, rampage, severity, insurrection, brutality, fracas, storm, intensity, passion, constraint, disturbance, turmoil, abandon, inhumanity, vandalism, fervor, force, brutishness, wildness, power.

Usage examples for violence:

  • She sat for a moment stunned by the violence of his emotion, which was shaking him from head to foot. - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
  • Violence is necessary to it. - "A Mummer's Tale", Anatole France.
  • Brande was not offended by my violence. - "The Crack of Doom", Robert Cromie.

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