Definition of murderousness in English:

murderousness

noun

  • See murderous

    • ‘Human nature is a brew of strange elements, and we do not know yet what particular mix of murderousness and mercy has made us the sole survivors of the once diverse hominid line.’
    • ‘Is that because you wouldn't play a character with his attributes - repressed rage, class envy, murderousness, homoeroticism, extraordinary sensitivity, aching beauty - ever again?’
    • ‘Their murderousness is neither greater nor less than that of the invaders with their napalm, machine-guns and high explosives.’
    • ‘The movement born then grows with every disclosure of the system's murderousness and uncontrollability - which is to say, its inner nature.’
    • ‘Our coarseness - our murderousness - as a nation and a culture should inform the way we think about who leads us.’

Pronunciation

murderousness

/ˈməːd(ə)rəsnəs/