What does carnage mean?

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ˈkɑr nɪdʒcar·nage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery(noun)

    the savage and excessive killing of many people

Wiktionary

  1. carnage(Noun)

    Death and destruction.

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

  2. carnage(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnage(noun)

    flesh of slain animals or men

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

  2. Carnage(noun)

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

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. The President:

    I've talked about it too, but it's not -- it is not healthy to have these games teaching kids that, you know, this dispassionate notion that you can shoot somebody and just, you know, sort of blow their brains out, it's not in and of itself the reason why we have this carnage on our streets.

  2. Joe Rundle:

    It's definitely tin hats time. If Leave wins there will be carnage for cable.

  3. William James:

    When you get into the central stations, it's carnage, it's hot, it's sweaty and someone's going to lose their temper soon.

  4. Muriel Bowser:

    We will be on the lookout, some of them, we think ... have to be held accountable for the carnage.

  5. Steny Hoyer:

    The carnage that we've seen perpetrated by gun violence over the last decade has heightened the American people's concern, and the bill that we're putting on the floor we believe has the support of 90 percent of the American people.

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