What does savagery mean?

Definitions for savagery
ˈsæv ɪdʒ risav·a·ge·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word savagery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. savageness, savagerynoun

    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, savagerynoun

    the trait of extreme cruelty

  3. brutality, barbarity, barbarism, savagerynoun

    a brutal barbarous savage act


  1. savagerynoun

    the status of being savage

  2. savagerynoun

    a violent act of cruelty

  3. savagerynoun

    savage or brutal behaviour; barbarity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savagerynoun

    the state of being savage; savageness; savagism

    Etymology: [F. sauvagerie.]

  2. Savagerynoun

    an act of cruelty; barbarity

    Etymology: [F. sauvagerie.]

  3. Savagerynoun

    wild growth, as of plants

    Etymology: [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. 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.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    [Obama last night] said if you talk about the Muslims in a bad way, that's a recruiter for ISIS. Guantanamo was a recruiter for ISIS. When the fact is the cruelty and the savagery.... is the recruiter for ISIS, [The president] locates the origin of all that recruiting in what we do, and he thinks therefore, the cue is for us to do as little as possible. It’s an insane strategic view of the world, but he actually holds it.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    Where education is lacking, there is savagery, there is a lot of naivety.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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