VI'OLENCE, noun [Latin violentia.]
1. Physical force; strength of action or motion; as the violence of a storm; the violence of a blow or of a conflict.
2. Moral force; vehemence. The critic attacked the work with violence
3. Outrage; unjust force; crimes of all kinds.
The earth was filled with violence Genesis 6:11.
4. Eagerness; vehemence.
You ask with violence
5. Injury; infringement. Offer no violence to the laws, or to the rules of civility.
6. Injury; hurt.
Do violence to no man. Luke 3:14.
7. Ravishment; rape.
To do violence to or on, to attack; to murder.
But, as it seems, did violence on herself.
To do violence to, to outrage; to force; to injure. He does violence to his own opinions.
VI'OLENCE, verb transitive To assault; to injure; also, to bring by violence [Little used.]