Definitions English

  • Physical force exerted for the purpose of violating, damaging, or abusing: crimes of violence.
  • The act or an instance of violent action or behavior.
  • Intensity or severity, as in natural phenomena; untamed force: the violence of a tornado.
  • Abusive or unjust exercise of power.
  • Abuse or injury to meaning, content, or intent: do violence to a text.
  • Vehemence of feeling or expression; fervor.