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 to cause harm to people, or non-human life, such as pain, injury, death, damage, or destruction. Some definitions...
- Domestic violence is violence or other abuse that occurs in a domestic setting, such as in a marriage or cohabitation. Domestic violence is often used...
- 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...
- Violence Begets Violence is the seventh studio album by underground Philadelphia hip hop duo Jedi Mind Tricks. This is their only album to not feature...
- "The Violence" is a song by American rock band Rise Against. The song was released on April 20, 2017 as the lead single from their eighth studio album...
- ****ual violence is any harmful or unwanted ****ual act—or attempt to obtain a ****ual act through violence or coercion—or an act directed against a person's...
- include: Violence against women (sometimes referred to simply as "gender violence") Violence against men Violence against LGBT people Violence against...
- Political violence is violence which is perpetrated in order to achieve political goals. It can include violence which is used by a state against other...
- Judaism's doctrines and texts have sometimes been ****ociated with violence or anti-violence. Laws requiring the eradication of evil, sometimes using violent...