Carnage synonyms

kär'nĭj
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A bath taken in warm blood used as a restorative or medical treatment.
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A rout or decisive defeat.
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The indiscriminate, merciless killing of a number of human beings
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The cruel, ruthless killings of humans, as at a slaughterhouse.
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The killing of a large number of people over a short period of time.
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The act by which someone or something is butchered; a slaughter or killing.
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The killing of a human being by another; esp., such killing when unlawful but without malice
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A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption. (See blood relative, blood relation, by blood.)
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A slaughter; destruction of life, notably on a large scale.
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The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.
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Great destruction and devastation, as that resulting from hurricanes, wars, etc.
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In ancient Greece, any great sacrifice to the gods; specif., the slaughter of one hundred cattle at one time
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The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
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(Physics) The process of a particle and its corresponding antiparticle combining to produce energy.
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The act of seizing and carrying off by force others' property; plunder; pillage
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An organized, often officially encouraged massacre or persecution of a minority group, especially one conducted against Jews.
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The archaic practice of treating illness by removing some blood, believed to be tainted, from the stricken person.
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Alternative spelling of bloodbath.
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(Idiomatic) gore; gruesome images.
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Destruction is defined as the tearing down or dismantling or killing of something.
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The killing of another person without justification or excuse, especially the crime of killing a person with malice aforethought or with recklessness manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.
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An intense campaign:
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(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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Synonym Study

  • Pogrom refers to an organized, often officially sanctioned, massacre of a minority group, particularly of the Jews in eastern Europe
  • Butchery adds implications of extreme cruelty and of such coldblooded heartlessness as one might display in the slaughtering of animals
  • Massacre implies the indiscriminate and wholesale slaughter of those who are defenseless or helpless to resist
  • Slaughter , as applied to people, suggests extensive and brutal killing, as in battle or by deliberate acts of wanton cruelty
  • Carnage stresses the result of bloody and widespread killing and suggests the accumulation of the bodies of the slain
Find another word for carnage. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for carnage, like: bloodbath, slaughter, massacre, slaying, butchery, wholesale killing, mass-murder, mass homicide, butchering, manslaughter and gore.