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sav·age·ry

 (săv′ĭj-rē)
n. pl. sav·age·ries
1. The quality or condition of being savage.
2. An act of violent cruelty.
3. Savage behavior or nature; barbarity.

savagery

(ˈsævɪdʒrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. an uncivilized condition
2. a savage act or nature
3. savages collectively

sav•age•ry

(ˈsæv ɪdʒ ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. an uncivilized or barbaric state; savage condition; barbarity.
2. savage disposition or behavior.

Savagery

 savage beasts or savage people, collectively; wild vegetation, 1599.
Example: the savagery that roamed in that great forest, 1867.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.savagery - the property of being untamed and ferocioussavagery - 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"
ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, vehemence, violence, wildness, fury - the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence"
2.savagery - the trait of extreme cruelty
cruelness, cruelty, harshness - the quality of being cruel and causing tension or annoyance
3.savagery - a brutal barbarous savage actsavagery - a brutal barbarous savage act  
atrocity, inhumanity - an act of atrocious cruelty

savagery

savagery

noun
A cruel act or an instance of cruel behavior:
Translations
وَحْشِيَّه
divoši
brutalitetvildskab
villimennska; grimmd
divosi

savagery

[ˈsævɪdʒrɪ] N
1. (= violence) [of attack, blow] → ferocidad f, violencia f; [of criticism] → saña f, ferocidad f
the sheer savagery of warel puro salvajismo or la pura brutalidad de la guerra
2. (= primitiveness) → salvajismo m, estado m salvaje
3. (= drastic nature) [of cuts, reductions] → radicalidad f, carácter m drástico

savagery

[ˈsævɪdʒəri] n (= cruelty, violence) → sauvagerie f

savagery

n
(of tribe, people)Wildheit f
(= cruelty)Grausamkeit f; (of attack)Brutalität f; (of treatment, prison life, cuts)brutale Härte; the savageries committed …die Grausamkeiten or Gräueltaten pl

savagery

[ˈsævɪdʒrɪ] nferocia

savage

(ˈsӕvidʒ) adjective
1. uncivilized. savage tribes.
2. fierce and cruel. The elephant can be quite savage; bitter and savage remarks.
verb
to attack. He was savaged by wild animals.
noun
1. a person in an uncivilized state. tribes of savages.
2. a person who behaves in a cruel, uncivilized way. I hope the police catch the savages who attacked the old lady.
ˈsavagely adverb
ˈsavageness noun
ˈsavagery noun