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It seems Palestinians can't win. The language of peace negotiations has always been predicated on a representation that Palestinians are violent and that is why Israel behaves as it does.
Randa Abdel-Fattah

Meaning of "violent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VIOLENT

From Latin violentus, probably from vīs strength.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VIOLENT

violent  [ˈvaɪələnt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VIOLENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Violent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VIOLENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

violent

Violence

Violence is "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation." This definition associates intentionality with the committing of the act itself, irrespective of the outcome it produces. Generally, though, anything that is turbulent or excited in an injurious, damaging or destructive way, or presenting risk accordingly, may be described as violent or occurring violently, even if not signifying violence. Globally, violence takes the lives of more than 1.6 million people annually. Just over 50% due to suicide, some 35% due to homicide, and just over 12% as a direct result of war or some other form of conflict. In Africa, out of every 100,000 people, each year an estimated 60.9 die a violent death. Statistics show that gunfire kills ten children a day in the United States. Corlin, past president of the American Medical Association said: “The United States leads the world—in the rate at which its children die from firearms.

Definition of violent in the English dictionary

The first definition of violent in the dictionary is marked or caused by great physical force or violence. Other definition of violent is tending to the use of violence, esp in order to injure or intimidate others. Violent is also marked by intensity of any kind.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VIOLENT


ambivalent
æmˈbɪvələnt
benevolent
bɪˈnɛvələnt
equivalent
ɪˈkwɪvələnt
excellent
ˈɛksələnt
graveolent
ˈɡrævɪələnt
indolent
ˈɪndələnt
insolent
ˈɪnsələnt
libellant
ˈlaɪbələnt
malevolent
məˈlɛvələnt
mucopurulent
ˌmjuːkəʊˈpjʊərələnt
non-violent
ˌnɒnˈvaɪələnt
nonchalant
ˈnɒnʃələnt
nonequivalent
ˌnɒnɪˈkwɪvələnt
overviolent
ˌəʊvəˈvaɪələnt
prevalent
ˈprɛvələnt
quantivalent
kwɒnˈtɪvələnt
sanguinolent
sæŋˈɡwɪnələnt
somnolent
ˈsɒmnələnt
superexcellent
ˌsuːpərˈeksələnt
ultraviolent
ˌʌltrəˈvaɪələnt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VIOLENT

violable
violableness
violably
violaceous
violate
violater
violation
violative
violator
violence
violent storm
violently
violer
violet
violet-like
violin
violin case
violin player
violinist
violinistic

WORDS THAT END LIKE VIOLENT

cholent
condolent
covalent
dolent
fraudulent
lent
olent
omnibenevolent
opulent
polyvalent
redolent
repellent
silent
Solent
suaveolent
succulent
talent
the Solent
turbulent
vinolent

Synonyms and antonyms of violent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VIOLENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «violent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of violent

Translation of «violent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VIOLENT

Find out the translation of violent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of violent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «violent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

猛烈的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

violento
570 millions of speakers

English

violent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हिंसक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَنِيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сильный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

violento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিংসাত্মক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

violent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ganas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gewalttätig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

暴力的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

난폭한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kasar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hung tợn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வன்முறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हिंसक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şiddetli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

violento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gwałtowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жорстокий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

violent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βίαιος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gewelddadige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våldsam
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

voldelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of violent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VIOLENT»

The term «violent» is very widely used and occupies the 8.933 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VIOLENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about violent

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10 QUOTES WITH «VIOLENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word violent.
1
Randa Abdel-Fattah
It seems Palestinians can't win. The language of peace negotiations has always been predicated on a representation that Palestinians are violent and that is why Israel behaves as it does.
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John Acton
By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.
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Darren Aronofsky
I think video games and that stuff should be as violent as possible, but age-appropriate. It should be realistic. When it's not realistic you run into kids running around shooting people and not realizing the consequences.
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Mackenzie Astin
I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero.
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Tammy Baldwin
It is hard to look the other way when a dictator is being so cruel and violent with his own people.
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Clive Barker
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.
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Georges Bataille
I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.
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Pope Benedict XVI
God of peace, bring your peace to our violent world: peace in the hearts of all men and women and peace among the nations of the Earth.
9
Kelly Brook
It makes my skin crawl to think about the violent ways snakes, lizards, alligators and other exotic creatures are raised and killed for boots, bags and belts.
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Chelsea Cain
Of the paperbacks that you see at the airport, I am the most violent woman writer.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VIOLENT»

Discover the use of violent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to violent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Violent Python: A Cookbook for Hackers, Forensic Analysts, ...
This book demonstrates how to write Python scripts to automate large-scale network attacks, extract metadata, and investigate forensic artifacts.
TJ O'Connor, 2012
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Violent Democracies in Latin America
The contributors to this collection take the more nuanced view that violence is not a social aberration or the result of institutional failure; instead, it is intimately linked to the institutions and policies of economic liberalization and ...
Enrique Desmond Arias, Daniel M. Goldstein, 2010
3
Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent ...
In Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do, Kutner and Olson untangle the web of politics, marketing, advocacy and flawed or misconstrued studies that until now have shaped parents' ...
Lawrence Kutner, Cheryl Olson, 2008
4
Violent Environments
Violent Environments demands new approaches to an international set of complex problems, powerfully arguing for deeper, more ethnographically informed analyses of the circumstances and processes that cause violence.
Nancy Lee Peluso, Michael Watts, 2001
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Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice
This book is divided into two parts; part one covers the theoretical and disciplinary foundations of the study of violent behavior, spanning the disciplines of sociology, psychology, biology, and neuroscience.
Matt DeLisi, Peter Conis, 2011
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The Creation of Dangerous Violent Criminals
Lonnie Athens examines a problem that has long baffled experts and lay people alike: How does a person become a dangerous violent criminal?
Lonnie H. Athens, 1992
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Theories of Violent Conflict: An Introduction
This book will be essential reading for students of war and conflict studies, peace studies, conflict analysis and conflict resolution, and ethnic conflict, as well as security studies and IR in general.
Jolle Demmers, 2012
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Non-Violent Resistance
This volume focuses on Gandhi's vision of Satyagraha, whereby one appeals to reason and conscience and puts an end to evil by converting the evil-doer.
M. K. Gandhi, 2001
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Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents : ...
As the first book to unite empirical research on and public policy options for violent video games, Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents will be an invaluable resource for student and professional researchers in social and ...
Craig A. Anderson Distinguished Professor of Psychology Iowa State University, Douglas A. Gentile Assistant Professor of Psychology Iowa State University, Katherine E. Buckley Department of Psychology Iowa State University, 2006
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Violent Democracy
Challenging conventional wisdom, Daniel Ross shows how from its origins and into its globalized future, violence is an integral part of the democratic system.
Daniel Ross, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VIOLENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term violent is used in the context of the following news items.
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APNewsBreak: NYC to eliminate bail for non-violent suspects
Officials say they're eliminating cash bail for thousands of New Yorkers accused of misdemeanor and non-violent felonies in an effort to divert them from the ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
2
Throwing biscuit is a 'violent crime', say police
However, Mr Bett's analysis indicated that at least one force has now taken it too far, meaning that trivial incidents are not filtered out of the violent crime totals. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
3
Violent criminal escaped from prison 'to test security'
A violent criminal who escaped from prison said he ''wanted to test out the ... Police have launched a manhunt for the violent robber but the Sunday Mirror said ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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US MARSHALS SERVICE LEADS OPERATION TO REDUCE …
VR7 logo Camden, NJ – More than 7,100 fugitives, gang members, sex offenders and violent criminals are off the streets as a result of Operation Violence ... «U.S. Marshals Service, Apr 15»
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Crystal Palace's Mile Jedinak charged with violent conduct
Mile Jedinak has been charged for an alleged act of violent conduct which was not seen by the match officials but caught on video. The Crystal Palace midfielder ... «The FA, Mar 15»
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President Obama on the Causes and Antidotes to Violent Extremism
But violent extremism runs deeper than the barbaric acts it breeds. It's the ideologies, the propaganda, the recruitment, the funding -- the entire infrastructure that ... «The White House, Feb 15»
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PM announces further steps to protect Canadian families from …
The Government has determined that this is the wrong approach when it comes to repeat violent offenders. Therefore, under the proposed legislation, repeat ... «Prime Minister of Canada, Feb 15»
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A Most Violent Year: A classy homage to seventies crime dramas
A Most Violent Year is his period crime movie, and in different ways, it's both admirable and disappointing, marinated in the influences of Sidney Lumet's New ... «The Globe and Mail, Jan 15»
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A Most Violent Year review – blood, oil and tears on the waterfront
A Most Violent Year review – blood, oil and tears on the waterfront ... dream, inhabiting a violent world, warily and woundedly aware of the ethnic pecking order. «The Guardian, Jan 15»
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Kerry, at Davos, Urges Multipronged Fight Against Violent Extremism
DAVOS, Switzerland — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called for an ambitious campaign to combat the root causes of violent extremism, which he said ... «New York Times, Jan 15»

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