|1.||[ noun ] 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"
|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"
|3.||[ noun ] a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.|
|Related terms:||turbulence rage|