Synonyms for violence

Synonyms for (noun) violence

Synonyms: violence, force

Definition: an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)

Usage: he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one

Similar words: aggression, hostility

Definition: violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

Synonyms: vehemence, wildness, violence, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury

Definition: the property of being wild or turbulent

Usage: the storm's violence

Similar words: intensity, intensiveness

Definition: high level or degree; the property of being intense

Synonyms: violence

Definition: a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.

Similar words: Sturm und Drang, turbulence, upheaval

Definition: a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

Usage: the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence

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