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Definitions for carnage
ˈkɑr nɪdʒcar·nage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcherynoun

    the savage and excessive killing of many people


  1. carnagenoun

    Death and destruction.

  2. carnagenoun

    What remains after a massacre, e. g. the corpses or gore.

  3. Etymology: From carnage, from carnaticum, itself from Latin carnem, accusative of caro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnagenoun

    flesh of slain animals or men

  2. Carnagenoun

    great destruction of life, as in battle; bloodshed; slaughter; massacre; murder; havoc

  3. Etymology: [F. carnage, LL. carnaticum tribute of animals, flesh of animals, fr. L. caro, carnis, flesh. See Carnal.]


  1. Carnage

    Carnage is a fictional comic book supervillain appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. The character first appeared as Cletus Kasady in The Amazing Spider-Man #344 and as Carnage in The Amazing Spider-Man #360, and was created by writer David Michelinie and artist Mark Bagley, based on elements of the precursor character Venom. In 2009, Carnage was ranked as IGN's 90th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carnage

    kär′nāj, n. (obs.) a heap of slain: slaughter. [Fr.,—It. carnaggio, carnage—L. caro, carnis, flesh.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of carnage in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Carter:

    I can continue to live this lifestyle, but nobody will know, but the person from some global point around the world doesn't care about ‘John Jones’ living in rural Indiana, do they? All they care about is the Bitcoin transaction and getting paid for what they do. And they leave the incredible carnage all over America.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This flotilla represents nothing except a fake, artificial demonstration aimed at helping the terrorist organization -- Hamas and ignores all the carnage in our region.

  3. Mostefa Souag:

    The aim of this heinous crime is to silence the media and to hide the untold carnage and suffering of the people of Gaza City.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I want you to realize that all African-American communities are not places of depression and where people are being harmed, when we hear those words about carnage and we are living in depressed situations, I told him it was very hurtful.

  5. Joe Biden:

    I do not accept a world where we can not stand up and say' no more' to the voices that offer empty words in the aftermath of tragedy, then oppose change and fuel this cycle of carnage, together, we can defeat the NRA and end this epidemic.

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