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1. violent

adjective. ['ˈvaɪələnt'] acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity.

Synonyms

  • hot
  • lurid
  • rampageous
  • fierce
  • furious
  • ruffianly
  • tough
  • knockdown-dragout
  • slam-bang
  • hostile
  • convulsive
  • unpeaceful
  • raging
  • savage
  • lashing
  • knock-down-and-drag-out

Antonyms

  • amicable
  • nonviolent
  • unsexy
  • inactive

Etymology

  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • violentus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Violent

  • silent

Sentences with violent


1. Noun, singular or mass
A bad death, on the other hand, is one that is premature or violent.

2. Adjective
That means the original form of Jiu-Jitsu was probably much more violent than the one practiced today.

Quotes about violent


1. True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.
- Honore de Balzac

2. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

3. People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands - literally thousands - of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss.
- Nick Hornby, High Fidelity

2. violent

adjective. ['ˈvaɪələnt'] (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud.

Synonyms

  • wild

Antonyms

  • old
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • violentus (Latin)

3. violent

adjective. ['ˈvaɪələnt'] effected by force or injury rather than natural causes.

Antonyms

  • legal

Etymology

  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • violentus (Latin)

4. violent

adjective. ['ˈvaɪələnt'] marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.

Synonyms

  • fierce
  • intense
  • trigger-happy
  • vehement

Antonyms

  • passionless
  • slow
  • far
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • violentus (Latin)

5. violent

adjective. ['ˈvaɪələnt'] characterized by violence or bloodshed.

Synonyms

  • bloody
  • crimson

Antonyms

  • cold
  • cool
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • violent (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • violentus (Latin)
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