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Synonyms for violent

Synonyms for (adjective) violent

Synonyms: red, violent, crimson Definition: characterized by violence or bloodshed Usage: writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days- Andrea Parke; fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing- Thomas Gray; convulsed with red rage- Hudson Strode

Similar words: bloody Definition: having or covered with or accompanied by blood Usage: a bloody nose; your scarf is all bloody; the effects will be violent and probably bloody; a bloody fight

Synonyms: vehement, violent, fierce, trigger-happy, tearing Definition: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid Usage: fierce loyalty; in a tearing rage; vehement dislike; violent passions

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: wild, violent Definition: (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

Similar words: intense Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense

Synonyms: violent Definition: effected by force or injury rather than natural causes Usage: a violent death

Similar words: unnatural Definition: not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature Usage: an unnatural death; the child's unnatural interest in death

Synonyms: violent Definition: 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

Similar words: convulsive Definition: resembling a convulsion in being sudden and violent Usage: a convulsive rage; convulsive laughter

Similar words: furious, ferocious, fierce, savage Definition: marked by extreme and violent energy Usage: a ferocious beating; fierce fighting; a furious battle

Similar words: hot, raging Definition: characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense Usage: the fighting became hot and heavy; a hot engagement; a raging battle; the river became a raging torrent

Similar words: knock-down-and-drag-out, knockdown-dragout Definition: extremely violent Usage: a knock-down-and-drag-out fight

Similar words: lashing Definition: violently urging on by whipping or flogging Usage: looked at the lashing riders

Similar words: lurid Definition: horrible in fierceness or savagery Usage: lurid crimes; a lurid life

Similar words: rampageous Definition: displaying raging violence; often destructive Usage: the hot rampageous horses of my will- W.H.Auden

Similar words: tough, ruffianly Definition: violent and lawless Usage: the more ruffianly element; tough street gangs

Similar words: slam-bang Definition: violent and sudden and noisy Usage: a slam-bang collision