Definition of bloodshedding in English:

bloodshedding

noun

  • 1Bloodshed.

  • 2Christian Church
    Christian Church. Christ's shedding of his own blood for the salvation of mankind.

adjective

  • That sheds blood; that involves the shedding of blood; that causes death by bloodshed, murderous.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Ancrene Riwle. From blood + shedding, after to shed blood<br>mid 16th century. From blood + shedding, after bloodshed and to shed blood.

Pronunciation

bloodshedding

/ˈblʌdʃɛdɪŋ/