over·​vi·​o·​lent ˌō-vər-ˈvī-ə-lənt How to pronounce overviolent (audio)
: excessively violent
an overviolent video game
an overviolent reaction
overviolently adverb
reacting overviolently

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overviolent was in the 15th century

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“Overviolent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overviolent. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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