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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. Ryan Mauro:

    Within Ramadan, the date when The ISIS ' declared The ISIS ' Islamic State caliphate is easily the most significant, that is the day that an The ISIS ' supporter is most likely to want to honor with bloodshed.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Every incident where people are violating the law and potentially posing a threat to law enforcement and civilians has to be approached very carefully, i think that the federal and local law enforcement officials are very carefully trying to manage this so it doesn't result in bloodshed.

  3. Mohammed Bader Ghegate:

    I said that to myself: 'Allahu Akbar, help us so there is no bloodshed,'.

  4. Ashraf Ghani:

    The negotiations are the solution, the way and this is what our nation wants, to end the bloodshed.

  5. Valentina Matviyenko:

    The West blew up the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, and sowed chaos, bloodshed and a humanitarian catastrophe, measures must be taken to ensure nobody has the right to act like that in the world using such methods.

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