Meaning of violent
Pronunciation: (vī'u-lunt), [key]
- 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, pertaining to, or constituting a distortion of meaning or fact.
- violent (Thesaurus)