Definitions for vendettavɛnˈdɛt ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vendetta, blood feud(noun)

    a feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other


  1. Vendetta(n.)

    Any feud or contention that is bitter and prolonged; however, the deep enmity may be held by only one party to the dispute; as, the former Mayor nurtured a lifelong vendetta against the candidate who defeated him.

  2. Origin: [It.]


  1. vendetta(Noun)

    A bitter, destructive feud, normally between two families, clans or factions, in which each injury or slaying is revenged; a blood feud

  2. Origin: From vendetta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vendetta(noun)

    a blood feud; private revenge for the murder of a kinsman

  2. Origin: [It.]


  1. Vendetta

    Vendetta is the fourth album by the hardcore/metal band Throwdown. This album marks the group's initial shift from hardcore to metal. "Burn," was the album's lead single.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Vendetta

    the practice which existed in Corsica and Sicily on the part of individuals of exacting vengeance for the murder of a relative on the murderer or one of his relations.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Francis on Sunday:

    In this moment there is a need for much courage and much fortitude to say 'no' to hate and vendetta and make gestures of peace.

  2. Martha Steffens:

    No one’s ever really won by threatening a reporter, attack back with facts, not with a personal vendetta, because a CEO is changing the story by attacking the reporter. He’s making it personal and taking the focus off of the company.

  3. Al Baker:

    I don't give a damn about the ILO - I am there to run a successful airline, this is evidence of a vendetta they have against Qatar Airways and my country. My country has responded to the ILO accusations in a very robust way. We clarified the clauses in our contract.

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