violently

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English violently; equivalent to violent +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ(ə)ləntli/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧o‧lent‧ly
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Adverb[edit]

violently (comparative more violently, superlative most violently)

  1. In a violent manner.

Translations[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From violent +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌviːɔlˈɛntliː/, /ˌviːəlˈɛntliː/, /viəlˈɛntliː/, /ˈviːəlɛntliː/, /-liːtʃ(ə)/

Adverb[edit]

violently

  1. Violently, in a violent or harmful way.
  2. In a religiously dangerous or harmful way.
  3. In a powerful, effective, or mighty way:
  4. In a way causing great damage, injury, or harm.
  5. In a forceful way; in a way showing intense feelings.
  6. In an abrupt or warningless way.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: violently

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