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savagery

Noun

1 the trait of extreme cruelty [syn: ferociousness, brutality, viciousness, savageness]
2 a brutal barbarous savage act [syn: brutality, barbarity, barbarism]

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English

Noun

  1. the status of being savage
  2. a violent act of cruelty
  3. savage or brutal behaviour; barbarity

Translations

Being savage
Act of cruelty
Savage or brutal behaviour

Extensive Definition

Savage may refer to:
In music and entertainment:
Other uses:

See also

savagery in German: Savage
savagery in French: Savage
savagery in Italian: Savage
savagery in Dutch: Savage
savagery in Polish: Savage
savagery in Russian: Savage

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