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Another word for violence

  1. Power used to overcome resistance

      1. Legal, moral, or intellectual force or effectiveness
      2. Vigor or force of feeling or expression
      3. Effective or binding force; efficacy:
      1. (Physics) Force applied uniformly over a surface, measured as force per unit area.
      2. (--- Sports) Sustained, effective play that puts an opponent at a disadvantage:
      3. (Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
      1. Strength; energy; vigor; power
      2. The collective armed strength, as of a nation
      3. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      1. A criminal defense for an act undertaken under threat of serious bodily harm:
      2. Constraint or difficulty caused by misfortune:
      3. The use of force or threats; compulsion
      1. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
      2. (Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
      3. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      1. (Psychol.) An irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to perform some act
      2. (Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
      3. That which compels; driving force
      1. The act or practice of coercing.
      2. Government by force
      3. Power or ability to coerce.
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  2. Exceptionally great concentration, power, or force, especially in activity

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Another word for violence

  1. Violent disturbance

  2. Violent conduct

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