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violence

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Noun
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vi=o=lence
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55 in 55 verses (in OT : 52 in 52 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

violencen. [F., fr. L. violentia. See Violent.].
  •  The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force.  [1913 Webster]
    "That seal
    You ask with such a violence, the king,
    Mine and your master, with his own hand gave me.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "All the elements
    At least had gone to wrack, disturbed and torn
    With the violence of this conflict.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Injury done to that which is entitled to respect, reverence, or observance; profanation; infringement; unjust force; outrage; assault.  [1913 Webster]
    "Do violence to do man."  [1913 Webster]
    "We can not, without offering violence to all records, divine and human, deny an universal deluge."  [1913 Webster]
    "Looking down, he saw
    The whole earth filled with violence.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Ravishment; rape; constupration.  [1913 Webster]
To do violence on, to attack; to murder. “She . . . did violence on herself.” Shak. -- To do violence to, to outrage; to injure; as, he does violence to his own opinions.
Syn. -- Vehemence; outrage; fierceness; eagerness; violation; infraction; infringement; transgression; oppression.
violencev. t. 
     To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

violence, n.
1 the quality of being violent.
2 violent conduct or treatment, outrage, injury.
3 Law a the unlawful exercise of physical force. b intimidation by the exhibition of this.

Idiom
do violence to act contrary to; outrage.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L violentia (as VIOLENT)

THESAURUS

violence

Alecto, Megaera, Nemesis, Tisiphone, abuse, acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, agitability, animality, argumentum baculinum, assault, astringency, atrociousness, atrocity, attack, barbarity, barbarousness, beastliness, bestiality, bite, bitterness, bloodiness, bloodlust, bloodthirst, bloodthirstiness, bloody-mindedness, brutality, brutalness, brute force, brutishness, burning rage, cannibalism, causticity, clash, coercion, combustibility, compulsion, constraint, cruelness, cruelty, damage, destructiveness, distort, do violence to, duress, edge, edginess, emotional instability, emotionalism, energy, eruptiveness, excitability, excitableness, explosiveness, ferociousness, ferocity, fiendishness, fierceness, foul, frenzy, furious rage, furor, fury, grip, harm, harshness, high pressure, ill-treatment, ill-usage, ill-use, inflammability, inhumaneness, inhumanity, injure, injury, intensity, intimidation, irascibility, irritability, keenness, latent violence, maltreatment, might, mightiness, mistreatment, molestation, mordacity, mordancy, murderousness, nervousness, outrage, passion, perturbability, physical force, poignancy, point, power, pressure, prickliness, rage, rigor, roughness, ruthlessness, sadism, sadistic cruelty, sanguineousness, savagery, sensitivity, severity, sharpness, skittishness, startlishness, sting, strength, stridency, stringency, strong-arm tactics, tartness, tearing passion, teeth, tempestuousness, the Erinyes, the Eumenides, the Furies, the big stick, the bludgeon, the club, the jackboot, the mailed fist, the strong arm, the sword, touchiness, towering rage, trenchancy, truculence, twist, uproar, vandalism, vehemence, viciousness, vigor, violation, virulence, wanton cruelty, warp, wildness

ROGET THESAURUS

violence

Illegality

N illegality, lawlessness, illicitness, breach of law, violation of law, infraction of the law, disobedience, unconformity, arbitrariness, antinomy, violence, brute force, despotism, outlawry, mob law, lynch law, club law, Lydford law, martial law, drumhead law, coup d'etat, le droit du plus fort, argumentum baculinum, illegality, informality, unlawfulness, illegitimacy, bar sinister, trover and conversion, smuggling, poaching, simony, outlaw, bad man, v, offend against the law, violate the law, infringe the law, break the law, set the law at defiance, ride roughshod over, drive a coach and six through a statute, ignore the law, make the law a dead letter, take the law into one's own hands, smuggle, run, poach, illegal, unlawful, illegitimate, not allowed, prohibited, illicit, contraband, actionable, unwarranted, unwarrantable, unauthorized, informal, unofficial, injudicial, extrajudicial, lawless, arbitrary, despotic, despotical, corrupt, summary, irresponsible, unanswerable, unaccountable, expired, invalid, unchartered, unconstitutional, null and void, a dead letter, lawless, unregulated, illegally, with a high hand, in violation of law.

Excitability

N excitability, impetuosity, vehemence, boisterousness, turbulence, impatience, intolerance, nonendurance, irritability, itching, wincing, disquiet, disquietude, restlessness, fidgets, fidgetiness, agitation, trepidation, perturbation, ruffle, hurry, fuss, flurry, fluster, flutter, pother, stew, ferment, whirl, buck fever, hurry-skurry, thrill, state of excitement, fever of excitement, transport, passion, excitement, flush, heat, fever, heat, fire, flame, fume, blood boiling, tumult, effervescence, ebullition, boiling over, whiff, gust, story, tempest, scene, breaking out, burst, fit, paroxysm, explosion, outbreak, outburst, agony, violence, fierceness, rage, fury, furor, furore, desperation, madness, distraction, raving, delirium, phrensy, frenzy, hysterics, intoxication, tearing passion, raging passion, anger, fascination, infatuation, fanaticism, Quixotism, Quixotry, tete montee, excitable, easily excited, in an excitable state, high-strung, irritable, impatient, intolerant, feverish, febrile, hysterical, delirious, mad, moody, maggoty- headed, unquiet, mercurial, electric, galvanic, hasty, hurried, restless, fidgety, fussy, chafing, startlish, mettlesome, high-mettled, skittish, vehement, demonstrative, violent, wild, furious, fierce, fiery, hot-headed, madcap, overzealous, enthusiastic, impassioned, fanatical, rabid, rampant, clamorous, uproarious, turbulent, tempestuous, tumultuary, boisterous, impulsive, impetuous, passionate, uncontrolled, uncontrollable, ungovernable, irrepressible, stanchless, inextinguishable, burning, simmering, volcanic, ready to burst forth, volatile, excited, exciting, Int, pish!, pshaw!, noli me tangere, filled with fury, rapt, inspir'd, maggiore fretta minore atto.

Violence

N violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity, boisterousness, effervescence, ebullition, turbulence, bluster, uproar, callithump, riot, row, rumpus, le diable a quatre, devil to pay, all the fat in the fire, severity, ferocity, rage, fury, exacerbation, exasperation, malignity, fit, paroxysm, orgasm, climax, aphrodisia, force, brute force, outrage, coup de main, strain, shock, shog, spasm, convulsion, throe, hysterics, passion, outbreak, outburst, debacle, burst, bounce, dissilience, discharge, volley, explosion, blow up, blast, detonation, rush, eruption, displosion, torrent, turmoil, ferment, storm, tempest, rough weather, squall, earthquake, volcano, thunderstorm, berserk, berserker, fury, dragon, demon, tiger, beldame, Tisiphone, Megaera, Alecto, madcap, wild beast, fire eater, violent, vehement, warm, acute, sharp, rough, rude, ungentle, bluff, boisterous, wild, brusque, abrupt, waspish, impetuous, rampant, turbulent, disorderly, blustering, raging, troublous, riotous, tumultuary, tumultuous, obstreperous, uproarious, extravagant, unmitigated, ravening, inextinguishable, tameless, frenzied, desperate, infuriate, furious, outrageous, frantic, hysteric, in hysterics, fiery, flaming, scorching, hot, red-hot, ebullient, savage, fierce, ferocious, fierce as a tiger, excited, unquelled, unquenched, unextinguished, unrepressed, unbridled, unruly, headstrong, ungovernable, unappeasable, immitigable, unmitigable, uncontrollable, incontrollable, insuppressible, irrepressible, orgastic, orgasmatic, orgasmic, spasmodic, convulsive, explosive, detonating, volcanic, meteoric, stormy, violently, amain, by storm, by force, by main force, with might and main, tooth and nail, vi et armis, at the point of the sword, at the point of the bayonet, at one fell swoop, with a high hand, through thick and thin, in desperation, with a vengeance, a outrance, a toute outrance, headlong, head foremost, furor arma ministrat, blown with restless violence round about the pende.

Resentment

N resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation, pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall, heart-burning, heart-swelling, rankling, ill humor, bad humor, ill temper, bad temper, irascibility, ill blood, revenge, excitement, irritation, warmth, bile, choler, ire, fume, pucker, dander, ferment, ebullition, towering passion, acharnement, angry mood, taking, pet, tiff, passion, fit, tantrums, burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm, rage, fury, desperation, violence, fire and fury, vials of wrath, gnashing of teeth, hot blood, high words, scowl, sulks, affront, provocation, offense, indignity, grudge, crow to pluck, bone to pick, sore subject, casus belli, ill turn, outrage, Furies, Eumenides, buffet, slap in the face, box on the ear, rap on the knuckles, angry, wrath, irate, ireful, wrathful, cross, Achillean, sulky, bitter, virulent, acrimonious &c (discourteous), violent, warm, burning, boiling, boiling over, fuming, raging, foaming, foaming at the mouth, convulsed with rage, offended, waxy, acharne, wrought, worked up, indignant, hurt, sore, set against, fierce, wild, rageful, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage, relentless, flushed with anger, flushed with rage, in a huff, in a stew, in a fume, in a pucker, in a passion, in a rage, in a fury, in a taking, in a way, on one's high ropes, up in arms, in high dudgeon, angrily, in the height of passion, in the heat of passion, in the heat of the moment, Int, tantaene animis coelestibus irae!, marry come up!, zounds!, 'sdeath!, one's blood being up, one's back being up, one's monkey being up, fervens difficili bile jecur, the gorge rising, eyes flashing fire, the blood rising, the blood boiling, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, beware the fury of a patient man, furor arma ministrat, ira furor brevis est, quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius, What, drunk with choler?.


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