violence (part of speech: noun)
ferocity, insurrection, broil, vandalism, brutishness, frenzy, atrocity, outrage, brawl, wildness, abuse, fracas, attack, barbarity, vehemence, thuggery, fierceness, violence, inhumanity, savagery, fight, terrorism, fury, assault, commotion, brutality, torture, turmoil, rage, intensity, uproar
- And never a sign of man or mark of man's destructiveness; nor axe nor fire had harmed a single tree. - "The So-called Human Race", Bert Leston Taylor.
- Many children see and hear the birds, but if they have not been brought into sympathetic relation with them, they never learn to appreciate them; on the contrary, their attitude becomes one of indifference or of destructiveness. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
- But in the drawing- room one lays off his destructiveness with his hat and gloves, and the Young Person enjoys the same immunity that a sleepy mastiff grants to the worthless kitten campaigning against his nose. - "The Fiend's Delight", Dod Grile.