English adjective: violent
|1.||violent acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity|
|Samples||A violent attack.|
A violent person.
A violent rage.
Felt a violent dislike.
|Similar||convulsive, ferocious, fierce, furious, hot, knock-down-and-drag-out, knockdown-dragout, lashing, lurid, raging, rampageous, ruffianly, savage, slam-bang, tough|
|See also||hostile, unpeaceful|
|2.||violent effected by force or injury rather than natural causes|
|Samples||A violent death.|
|3.||violent (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud|
|Samples||A violent clash of colors.|
Her dress was a violent red.
A violent noise.
|4.||violent marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid|
In a tearing rage.
|Synonyms||fierce, tearing, trigger-happy, vehement|
|5.||violent characterized by violence or bloodshed|
|Samples||Writes of crimson deeds and barbaric days.|
Fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing.
Convulsed with red rage.