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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Marked by, acting with, or resulting from great force: a violent attack.
  • adj. Having or showing great emotional force: violent dislike.
  • adj. Marked by intensity; extreme: violent pain; a violent squall. See Synonyms at intense.
  • adj. Caused by unexpected force or injury rather than by natural causes: a violent death.
  • adj. Tending to distort or injure meaning, phrasing, or intent.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Involving extreme force or motion.
  • adj. Involving physical conflict.
  • adj. Likely to use physical force.
  • adj. Intensely vivid.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe
  • adj. Acting, characterized, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorized.
  • adj. Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal.
  • n. An assailant.
  • v. To urge with violence.
  • verb-intransitive. To be violent; to act violently.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Characterized by strong and sudden physical force; impetuous; furious.
  • Produced, effected, or continued by force; accompanied by extraneous or unnatural force; unnatural.
  • Acting or produced by unlawful, unjust, or improper force; characterized by force or violence unlawfully exercised; rough; outrageous; not authorized.
  • Vehement mentally, or springing from such vehemence; fierce; passionate; furious.
  • In general, intense in any respect; extreme: as, a violent contrast; especially, of pain, acute.
  • Compelled; compulsory; not voluntary.
  • Poignant, exquisite.
  • n. One acting with violence.
  • To urge with violence.
  • To act or work with violence; be violent.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
  • adj. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
  • adj. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
  • adj. characterized by violence or bloodshed
  • adj. effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
  • Equivalent
    gentle    peaceful   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    extreme    passionate    boisterous    fierce    turbulent    severe    vehement    outrageous    impetuous    forcible   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    nonviolent    silent   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    sudden    severe    vicious    angry    quick