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 "behaviour which is intended to hurt, injure, or kill people". Less conventional definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's...
- Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such...
- 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...
- "The Violence" is a song by American punk rock band Rise Against. The song was released on April 20, 2017 as the lead single from their eighth studio album...
- The phrase "violence begets violence" (or "hate begets hate") means that violent behavior promotes other violent behavior, in return. The phrase has been...
- at different times and under different cir****stances – some exhorting violence against enemies and others urging restraint and conciliation. Because some...
- Add Violence is the sixth extended play by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails. Released through The Null Corporation and Capitol Records on...
- School violence encomp****es physical violence, including student-on-student fighting and corporal punishment; psychological violence, including verbal...
- Structural violence is a term commonly ascribed to Johan Galtung, which he introduced in the article "Violence, Peace, and Peace Research" (1969). It...
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