Associations to the word «Violent»


VIOLENT, adjective. Involving extreme force or motion.
VIOLENT, adjective. Involving physical conflict.
VIOLENT, adjective. Likely to use physical force.
VIOLENT, adjective. Intensely vivid.
VIOLENT, adjective. (obsolete) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural.
VIOLENT, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To urge with violence.
VIOLENT, noun. (obsolete) An assailant.
VIOLENT PRESUMPTION, noun. (legal) presumption of a fact that arises from proof of circumstances which necessarily attend such facts
VIOLENT PROFITS, noun. (legal) (Scotland) Rents or profits of an estate obtained by a tenant wrongfully holding over after warning. They are recoverable in a process of removing.

Dictionary definition

VIOLENT, adjective. Acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike".
VIOLENT, adjective. Effected by force or injury rather than natural causes; "a violent death".
VIOLENT, adjective. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts".
VIOLENT, adjective. Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions".
VIOLENT, adjective. Characterized by violence or bloodshed; "writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days"- Andrea Parke; "fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing"- Thomas Gray; "convulsed with red rage"- Hudson Strode.

Wise words

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Mark Twain