1. [ noun ] an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
Synonyms: force

"he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

Related terms: aggression riot domestic_violence road_rage storm
2. [ noun ] the property of being wild or turbulent
Synonyms: fury wildness ferocity fierceness vehemence furiousness

"the storm's violence"

Related terms: intensity
3. [ noun ] a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.
Related terms: turbulence rage
Similar spelling:   violoncello