a : the quality of being savage
b : an act of cruelty or violence
Examples of SAVAGERY
- The savagery of the attack was horrifying.
- an act of pure savagery
- the savageries committed by the soldiers
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Related to SAVAGERY
- atrociousness, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, brutality, cruelness, fiendishness, heartlessness, inhumanity, inhumanness, sadism, savageness, cruelty, truculence, viciousness, wantonness
- benignity, compassion, good-heartedness, humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindness, sympathy, tenderheartedness
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