Associations to the word «Violence»


VIOLENCE, noun. Extreme force.
VIOLENCE, noun. Action which causes destruction, pain, or suffering.
VIOLENCE, noun. Widespread fighting.
VIOLENCE, noun. (figuratively) Injustice, wrong.
VIOLENCE, noun. (obsolete) ravishment; rape; violation

Dictionary definition

VIOLENCE, 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".
VIOLENCE, noun. The property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence".
VIOLENCE, noun. A turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc..

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain