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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloodshed, gore(noun)

    the shedding of blood resulting in murder

    "he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"

  2. bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue(noun)

    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. bloodshed(Noun)

    The shedding or spilling of blood.

  2. bloodshed(Noun)

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

  3. bloodshed(Noun)

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

  4. bloodshed(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bloodshed(noun)

    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. The Russian Foreign Ministry:

    It is important to avoid unrest and bloodshed.

  2. Ayesha Siddiqua:

    Unless that happens, this bloodshed will continue.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    Certain destabilisation and bloodshed in our region.

  4. Roman Lyagin:

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

  5. Roman Lyagin:

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

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