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n. rough unwarranted force; injurious treatment; vehemence of expression; injury, wrong
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[Image:Violence world map - DALY - WHO2004.svg|thumb|U.N. rates of physical violence resulting in death, per 100,000 inhabitants by country in 2002.]] Violence is defined by the World Health Organization as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation. This definition associates intentionality with the committing of the act itself, irrespective of the outcome it produces.
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1. an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"
(hypernym) aggression, hostility
(hyponym) domestic violence
2. the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"
(synonym) ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, wildness
(hypernym) intensity, intensiveness
3. a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.
(hypernym) turbulence, upheaval, Sturm und Drang
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nf. violence, force; fury, fierceness; impetuosity, roughness
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n. násilí; prudkost; zuřivost
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