Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun violence

3 senses of violence

Sense 1
violence, force -- (an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one")
       => aggression, hostility -- (violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked)

Sense 2
ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness -- (the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence")
       => intensity, intensiveness -- (high level or degree; the property of being intense)

Sense 3
violence -- (a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.)
       => turbulence, upheaval, Sturm und Drang -- (a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence")

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