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adjective as in ferocity

noun as in inhumanity

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Yet, bloodthirstiness is not the objective of vengeance; getting even and settling the score most certainly is.

Reciprocity when it comes to loss is not a justification for bloodthirstiness but rather a demand for exactness.

"But this is rank defiance," roared Tinvillle, roused at last into some semblance of his habitual bloodthirstiness.

The very Papists themselves begin now to abhor your bloodthirstiness, and speak shame of your tyranny.

But Juno answered the question mournfully: "With such hereditary bloodthirstiness, who can tell?"

One of the most popular of a hundred tales accounts for a man-eating tiger of unusual bloodthirstiness.

And with a yell of delight, not from bloodthirstiness, but at the chance for action, the crew of that gun sprang to obey.


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On this page you'll find 230 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bloodthirstiness, such as: barbarity, brutality, cruelty, ferociousness, murderousness, and savagery.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.