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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloodshed, gorenoun

    the shedding of blood resulting in murder

    "he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"

  2. bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battuenoun

    indiscriminate slaughter

    "a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered"; "ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name"; "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"; "a huge prison battue was ordered"


  1. bloodshednoun

    The shedding or spilling of blood.

  2. bloodshednoun

    A slaughter; destruction of life, notably on a large scale.

  3. bloodshednoun

    The shedding of one's own blood; specifically, the death of Christ.

  4. bloodshednoun

    A bloodshot condition or appearance; an effusion of blood in the eye.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bloodshednoun

    the shedding or spilling of blood; slaughter; the act of shedding human blood, or taking life, as in war, riot, or murder

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloodshed in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloodshed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of bloodshed in a Sentence

  1. Roman Lyagin:

    It's the opposite, I do my best to stop the bloodshed.

  2. Sirwan Barzani:

    The only solution( to stop the bloodshed) is to partition Arab Iraq, everybody will be relieved. What are the benefits of keeping Arab Iraq united with people killing each other every day ?

  3. Orson Welles:

    In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce The cuckoo clock.

  4. Anas Kaial:

    We just want to have a normal simple life. We can't afford more bloodshed and shelling.

  5. Roman Lyagin:

    It's the opposite. I do my best to stop the bloodshed.

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