Definitions for carnageˈkɑr nɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery(noun)

    the savage and excessive killing of many people


  1. carnage(Noun)

    Death and destruction.

  2. carnage(Noun)

    What remains after a massacre, e. g. the corpses or gore.

  3. Origin: From carnage, from carnaticum, itself from Latin carnem, accusative of caro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnage(noun)

    flesh of slain animals or men

  2. Carnage(noun)

    great destruction of life, as in battle; bloodshed; slaughter; massacre; murder; havoc

  3. Origin: [F. carnage, LL. carnaticum tribute of animals, flesh of animals, fr. L. caro, carnis, flesh. See Carnal.]


  1. Carnage

    Carnage is a fictional comic book supervillain appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. The character first appeared as Cletus Kasady in The Amazing Spider-Man #344 and as Carnage in The Amazing Spider-Man #360, and was created by writer David Michelinie and artist Mark Bagley, based on elements of the precursor character Venom. In 2009, Carnage was ranked as IGN's 90th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    We are looking at real carnage in the junk bond market.

  2. Jeff Bauman:

    I looked down and saw my legs, and it was pure carnage, i could see my bone.

  3. Sheriff Wayne Ivey:

    My goal of utilizing 250,000 citizens with concealed weapons is to stop the carnage, stop the killing before cops arrive.

  4. William James:

    When you get into the central stations, it's carnage, it's hot, it's sweaty and someone's going to lose their temper soon.

  5. Chris Norman:

    I looked up and saw a guy carrying an AK-47 or at least I assume it was some kind of machine-gun, it could have been a real carnage, there's no question about that.

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