What does the word violent mean?

Usage examples for violent

  1. When he is angry he is always violent in his language. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. Raleigh had defended himself with great courage and intelligence, and the crowd in court were by no means in sympathy with the brutal and violent address in which Popham gave judgment. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  3. As they were both men of great power, the struggle was long and violent. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving