Synonyms of violence


1. violence, force, aggression, hostility

usage: an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

2. ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness, intensity, intensiveness

usage: the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"

3. violence, turbulence, upheaval, Sturm und Drang

usage: a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.

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Definition and meaning of violence (Dictionary)