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Definitions of violence

  1. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Injury done to that which is entitled to respect, reverence, or observance; profanation; infringement; unjust force; outrage; assault. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Ravishment; rape; constupration. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The forcible use of great strength or energy; force and fury; as, the violence of a storm; strong passion; as, the violence of grief; profanation; outrage; as, he did violence to his better nature; assault. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The state or quality of being violent: force, physical or moral: unjust force: outrage: profanation: injury: rape. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. State of being violent; force; forcible injustice; outrage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Violent exercise of force; injury; outrage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for violence

  1. What else will turn John Sansterre to treachery and death, or our tall Richard to violence and death? – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. The Master thrust him back with such violence that he slipped on the wet floor and nearly fell. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
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