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See definition of savageness on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarbarity
  • as inbrutality
  • as incruelty
  • as insavagery
  • as intruculence
  • as intruculency

synonyms for savageness

  • brutality
  • cruelty
  • inhumanity
  • vulgarity
  • boorishness
  • crudeness
  • ruthlessness
  • viciousness
  • atrocity
  • barbarism
  • barbarity
  • cruelty
  • inhumanity
  • savagery
  • bloodthirstiness
  • ferocity
  • fierceness
  • grossness
  • ruthlessness
  • sadism
  • unfeelingness
  • viciousness
  • brutishness
  • choke hold
  • third degree

antonyms for savageness

MOST RELEVANT
  • kindness
  • niceness
  • kindness
  • gentleness
  • humaneness
  • niceness
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How to use savageness in a sentence

Maximian, a Pannonian peasant, betrayed the savageness of his nature by his bloodthirsty cruelty.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Only the waving of the red flag of Socialism could rouse in him what seemed to us others a certain savageness of intolerance.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
What is man before beauty liberates him from free pleasure, and the serenity of form tames down the savageness of life?
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Its social savageness was bad enough—its spiritual insolence was worse.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
I had now to confront the extremes of savageness and barbarism.
TRAVELS IN CENTRAL ASIAARMINIUS VMBRY
I told myself with some savageness that I did not know and did not care.
THE FIREFLY OF FRANCEMARION POLK ANGELLOTTI
I had prepared myself for the savageness of a savage country.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
And what more thoroughly representative of cruelty, savageness, and treachery than a wolf, or even something partly lupine!
WERWOLVESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
There was one, an old man, in particular, on whom he almost every day gratified his savageness.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOL. XXALEXANDER LEIGHTON
To suspect a woman of all that——;and yet, Marion answered himself with a certain savageness, he knew it to be the case.
VANITASVERNON LEE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SAVAGENESS

  • boorishness
  • brutality
  • crudeness
  • cruelty
  • inhumanity
  • ruthlessness
  • savageness
  • viciousness
  • vulgarity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.