Synonyms of violence in English:

violence


See definition of violence

noun

1‘there had been widespread fears of police violence’

SYNONYMS

brutality, brute force, roughness, ferocity, fierceness, savagery, cruelty, sadism, barbarity, barbarousness, brutishness, murderousness, bloodthirstiness, ruthlessness, inhumanity, heartlessness, pitilessness, mercilessness

strong-arm tactics

rare ferity

ANTONYMS

gentleness, kindness

2‘the violence of the blow’

SYNONYMS

forcefulness, force, full force, power, powerfulness, strength, might, savagery, ferocity, brutality, destructiveness

ANTONYMS

weakness

3‘the violence of his passion’

SYNONYMS

intensity, severity, strength, force, great force, vehemence, powerfulness, power, potency, ferocity, forcefulness, wildness, frenziedness, fury, storminess, tempestuousness, turbulence

lack of control, lack of restraint, passionateness

rare fervency, ardency

ANTONYMS

mildness