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Violent

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Definition

Violent [ หˆvaษช ษ™ lษ™nt ]

Violence is the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy. Other definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened[4] or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation."[5]

adjective
  • acting with or characterized by uncontrolled, strong, rough force a violent earthquake.
  • caused by injurious or destructive force a violent death.
  • intense in force, effect, etc.; severe; extreme violent pain; violent cold.
  • roughly or immoderately vehement or ardent violent passions.
  • furious in impetuosity, energy, etc. violent haste.
  • of, relating to, or constituting a distortion of meaning or fact.
  • marked or caused by great physical force or violence
  • (of a person) tending to the use of violence, esp in order to injure or intimidate others
  • marked by intensity of any kind
  • characterized by an undue use of force; severe; harsh

Violet [ หˆvaษช ษ™ lษชt ]

Violet may refer to:

adjective
  • any chiefly low, stemless or leafy-stemmed plant of the genus Viola, having purple, blue, yellow, white, or variegated flowers.
  • any such plant except the pansy and the viola.
  • the flower of any native, wild species of violet, as distinguished from the pansy the state flower of Illinois, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.
  • any of various similar plants of other genera.
  • reddish-blue, a color at the opposite end of the visible spectrum from red, an effect of light with a wavelength between 400 and 450 nanometers.
  • of the color violet; reddish-blue violet hats.
  • a female given name.
  • any of various temperate perennial herbaceous plants of the violaceous genus Viola, such as V. odorata (sweet (or garden) violet), typically having mauve or bluish flowers with irregular showy petals
  • any other plant of the genus Viola, such as the wild pansy
  • any of various similar but unrelated plants, such as the African violet
Synonyms
  • brutal
  • crazy
  • cruel
  • fierce
  • homicidal
  • hysterical
  • murderous
  • passionate
  • potent
  • powerful
  • lavender
  • lilac
  • plum
  • violaceous
Word used in Sentences
  • 1 The love that is too violent will not last long.ย 
  • 2 A quarter of current inmates have committed violent crimes.
  • 3 Liam had suffered violent sickness and diarrhoea.
  • 4 Students were involved in violent clashes with the police.
  • 5 He became violent and abusive toward Ben's mother.
  • 6 The more he drank, the more violent he became.
  • 7 The soldiers launched into a violent attack.
  • 8 He gave him a violent blow on the head.
  • 9 He's a man of violent passions.
  • 10 She started to get a bit violent.
  • 1. Violet appended a note at the end of the letter.
  • 2. The light was beginning to drain from a violet sky.
  • 3. In late July 1914, he and Violet spent a few days with friends near Berwick-upon-Tweed.
  • 4. Red and violet are at opposite ends of the spectrum.
  • 4. Sentencedict.com is a online sentence dictionary, on which you can find nice sentences for a large number of words.
  • 5. Mother swabbed me with gentian violet on my knee.
  • 6. She was pale and willowy, with violet eyes.
  • 7. She's no shrinking violet always ready to speak up for herself.
  • 8. And Violet deposited a mouse on my kitchen rug.
  • 9. Afterward, Violet wished she hadn't said anything.

Word Origin

Violent
1300โ€“50; Middle English
Violet
First recorded in 1300โ€“50; Middle English, from Old French violete, equivalent to viole (from Latin viola violet) + -ete diminutive suffix; see -et

Related Words

Violent
brutal,crazy,cruel,fierce,homicidal,hysterical,murderous,passionate,potent,powerful,savage,uncontrollable,vicious,devastating,harsh,intense,outrageous,painful,terrible,turbulent
Violet
lilac,color,lavender,mauve,periwinkle,plum,amethyst,heliotrope,magenta,mulberry,orchid,pomegranate,wine,violaceous,amaranthine,perse

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