Student Thesaurus

One entry found for violent.
Entry Word: violent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 marked by bursts of destructive force or intense activity <a violent fight that left several people badly hurt>
Synonyms explosive, ferocious, fierce, furious, hot, rabid, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, volcanic
Related Words brutal, savage, vicious; antagonistic, hostile; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, gladiatorial, quarrelsome; frantic, frenzied, mad; destructive, ruinous
Near Antonyms calm, pacific, serene, tranquil; nonbelligerent, unaggressive, unassertive
Antonyms nonviolent, peaceable, peaceful
2 extreme in degree, power, or effect <a violent thunderstorm> -- see INTENSE
3 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity <my grandmother's imminent arrival provoked a violent effort to get the place cleaned up> -- see FURIOUS 1