What is the meaning of violent?


  • Acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity.
    • usage: "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike"
  • Effected by force or injury rather than natural causes.
    • usage: "a violent death"
  • Of colors or sounds. ( intensely vivid or loud)
    • usage: "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts"
  • Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
    • usage: "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"
  • Characterized by violence or bloodshed."writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage- Hudson Strode
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