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

GCIDE

  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.]

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vendetta

    ven-det′ta, n. the practice—not yet entirely extinct in Calabria and Corsica—of individuals taking private vengeance on those who have shed the blood of their relatives. [It.,—L. vindicta, revenge—vindicāre, to claim.]

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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendetta in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendetta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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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