Definition of Violence. Meaning of Violence. Synonyms of Violence

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Definition of Violence

Violence
Violence Vi"o*lence, n. [F., fr. L. violentia. See Violent.] 1. The quality or state of being violent; highly excited action, whether physical or moral; vehemence; impetuosity; force. That seal You ask with such a violence, the king, Mine and your master, with his own hand gave me. --Shak. All the elements At least had gone to wrack, disturbed and torn With the violence of this conflict. --Milton. 2. Injury done to that which is entitled to respect, reverence, or observance; profanation; infringement; unjust force; outrage; assault. Do violence to do man. --Luke iii. 14. We can not, without offering violence to all records, divine and human, deny an universal deluge. --T. Burnet. Looking down, he saw The whole earth filled with violence. --Milton. 3. Ravishment; rape; constupration. 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.
Violence
Violence Vi"o*lence, v. t. To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence; to compel. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.

Meaning of Violence from wikipedia

- Violence is "the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy." Less conventional definitions are also used, such as the World Health...
- Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation...
- The phrase "violence begets violence" (or "hate begets hate") means that violent behaviour promotes other violent behaviour, in return. The phrase has...
- Violence Violence is the debut full-length album from American hardcore punk band Ceremony. The vinyl release of the album contains the original 13 song...
- A History of Violence is a 2005 American action thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic...
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- Add Violence is the sixth extended play (EP) and eleventh major release by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. Released through The Null Corporation...
- Structural violence is a term commonly ascribed to Johan Galtung, which he introduced in the article "Violence, Peace, and Peace Research" (1969). It...
- Religious violence is a term that covers phenomena where religion is either the subject or the object of violent behavior. Religious violence is violence that...
- Violence Jack (****anese: バイオレンスジャック, Hepburn: Baiorensu Jakku) is a ****anese manga written and illustrated by Go Nagai in 1973. It has had several serializations...
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