What does savagery mean?

Definitions for savagery
ˈsæv ɪdʒ risav·agery

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. savageness, savagery(noun)

    the property of being untamed and ferocious

    "the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters"; "a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"

  2. ferociousness, brutality, viciousness, savagery(noun)

    the trait of extreme cruelty

  3. brutality, barbarity, barbarism, savagery(noun)

    a brutal barbarous savage act


  1. savagery(Noun)

    the status of being savage

  2. savagery(Noun)

    a violent act of cruelty

  3. savagery(Noun)

    savage or brutal behaviour; barbarity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savagery(noun)

    the state of being savage; savageness; savagism

  2. Savagery(noun)

    an act of cruelty; barbarity

  3. Savagery(noun)

    wild growth, as of plants

  4. Origin: [F. sauvagerie.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savagery in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savagery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of savagery in a Sentence

  1. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    He knew that the place where MH17 came to rest was sacred and that a piece of it should come back to Australia, it was a humane and decent thing for him to know and do. It was a contrast to the savagery that brought down the plane.

  2. Prakhar Joshi:

    When I started collecting stories, my first few stories were very traumatic. They shook me to the core. I knew riots had happened, but I never knew the scale of the savagery.

  3. Valerie Amos:

    For more than four years, we have watched Syria descend into deeper depths of despair surpassing even what the most pessimistic observers thought possible, in the past weeks, we have seen more and more heinous acts. Innocent men, women and children killed, maimed, displaced, and subjected to a savagery that no human should have to endure.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    With the savagery of ISIS, with the aggression in terror by Iran's proxies, and by Iran itself ... the combination of turbulence has now displaced millions of people, has butchered hundreds of thousands, and we don't know what will transpire.

  5. Tom Williamson:

    We can mark a day on the calendar where America has fallen to a new low. This is now the condoning of taking matters, and the law, into you own hands and going to any lengths - even jungle savagery.

Images & Illustrations of savagery

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