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Synonyms for violenceˈvaɪ ə ləns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. violence, force(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    power, military unit, furiousness, military group, force, vehemence, military force, force play, strength, ferocity, violence, effect, wildness, force out, fierceness, fury, force-out, personnel, forcefulness

  2. ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness(noun)

    the property of being wild or turbulent

    "the storm's violence"

    Synonyms:
    fury, rage, delirium, emphasis, craze, frenzy, abandon, madness, wildness, force, violence, vehemence, furiousness, ferocity, hysteria, fierceness

  3. violence(noun)

    a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.

    Synonyms:
    fury, vehemence, fierceness, wildness, ferocity, force, furiousness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. violence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    vehemence, impetuosity, boisterousness

  2. violence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    passion, fury, fierceness, wildness, rage

  3. violence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    outrage, injustice, injury, unlawfulness, sway or brute force, reign of terror

  4. violence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sharpness, acuteness, severity, poignancy, intensity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

violent, abuse, violencia, gewalt, violences, force, assault, brutality


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