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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective violent:

fiercewildred

Violent is sometimes a misspelling of violence.

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Definition of the adjective violent

What does violent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more violent / most violent

  1. acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
  2. effected by force or injury rather than natural causes
  3. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
    • examples: a violent clash of colors | her dress was a violent red | a violent noise
    • synonym of violent: wild
    • similar: intense
  4. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
  5. characterized by violence or bloodshed

Alternative definition of the adjective violent

adjective

  1. Involving extreme force or motion.
  2. Involving physical conflict.
  3. Likely to use physical force.
  4. Intensely vivid.

Film

"Violent" is a 2014 drama film written by Andrew Huculiak, Josh Huculiak, Cayne McKenzie and Joseph Schweers and directed by Andrew Huculiak.

Music

  1. "Violent" is New Zealand band Stellar*'s fourth single, and their third single from their debut album Mix. This song won the "Single of the Year" award at the 2000 New Zealand "Tui" Music Awards. The song was featured on the Nature's Best 2 compilation of what were voted the top 100 New Zealand songs from 1926 until 2001 by APRA to celebrate their 75th anniversary. Judging by the tracklist, Violent was placed at #46 in this list. The single spent six weeks within the top 20 in the RIANZ singles charts, peaking at #11. The music video to the song was directed by Jonathan King, and depicts the band playing within a small room, amongst other scenes such as one which Runga plays the role of a nurse in surgery.
  2. "Violent" is a 2005 album of Paraziţii.
  3. "Violent" is a musical album of Massilia Sound System.
    • also known as Violent / Qu'elle est bleue
    • released in (23 years ago)
  4. "Violent" is a musical album of We Are the City.
    • released in
  5. "Violent" is a musical album of Talk Less, Say More.
    • released on
  6. "Violent" is a musical single of Stellar*.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  7. "Violent" is a musical album of Volcano.
    • released in (15 years ago)

Phrases with Violent

  1. violent death
  2. violent storm
  3. violent stream
  4. violent disorder
  5. Non-Violent

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Violent

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010)

by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab

Violent offenders are those convicted of such offenses as robbery, sexual assault, and murder. Many of these offenders are recidivists, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mali (2008)

by Pascal James Imperato, Gavin H. Imperato

November: Violent student demonstrations and strikes take place throughout the country. Upperlevel schools are shut down. Three hundred student demonstrators are arrested and inducted into the army. December: The government meets ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

Violent crimes have been on the increase in Britain over the past decade, and recently there has been a good deal of support for the argument that socio- economic inequality, unemployment and deprivation are the major cause of crime and ...

Google previewA new law dictionary ... (1792)

by Richard Burn, John Burn

PRESUMPTION, is a suppofition, opinion, or belief, previously formed, and is of three forts ; violent, probable, and light or temerary. Violent presumption oftentimes amounts to sull proof ; as if one be run through the body with a sword in an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Race Riots (2007)

by Walter C. Rucker, James N. Upton

Churches, religious associations, and civil rights organizations have also voiced concerns about violent racial disturbances; few sectors of American society have been unaffected by racial violence. This pervasive influence may be due to the ...

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Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries.Small photo of CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - August 12, 2017: Militia, white supremacists and counter-protesters during a white nationalist rally that turned violent resulting in one death and multiple injuries. More...

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Violent sign language interpreter's access to Obama triggers investigation

Violent sign language interpreter's access to Obama triggers investigation The vetting of a sign language interpreter who got within three feet of world leaders ...

Quotes about Violent

The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous. (Aldous Huxley)
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Scrabble value of V4I1O1L1E1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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