Definition of Savageness

1. Noun. The property of being untamed and ferocious. "A craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"

Exact synonyms: Savagery
Generic synonyms: Ferocity, Fierceness, Furiousness, Fury, Vehemence, Violence, Wildness
Derivative terms: Savage, Savage, Savage, Savage

Definition of Savageness

1. n. The state or quality of being savage.

Definition of Savageness

1. Noun. The property of being savage or behaving savagely. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savageness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savageness

sautoirs
sautrie
sautries
sauts
sautés
sauvagine
sauvegarde
sav
savable
savableness
savacioun
savage
savaged
savagedom
savagely
savageness (current term)
savagenesses
savager
savageries
savagery
savages
savagest
savaging
savagism
savagisms
savaloy
savaloys
savanilla
savanna
savannah

Literary usage of Savageness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harvard Psychological Studies by Harvard Psychological Laboratory (1915)
"The results indicate (1) diminishing savageness, wildness, and timidity with ... The F, individuals grade much higher, on the average, in savageness, ..."

2. The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals and Religion: Selected by John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill (1859)
"I believe, then, that the characteristic or moral elements of Gothic are the following, placed in the order of their impor- ance: 1. savageness. 2. ..."

3. The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing by George Washington Quinby (1856)
"... certainty of Progression in Humanity—The Hope of doomed Millions—savageness of Society on tho introduction of Christianity—Herod the cruel—Titas. ..."

4. The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity, Showing by George Washington Quinby (1860)
"... Science, Education—Power, destitute of Benevolence, a Curse—The certainty of Progression in Humanity—The Hope of doomed Millions— savageness of Society ..."

5. Synopsis of the American War by Joshua Rhodes Balme (1866)
"... and their vindictive savageness in punishing what they call Southern rebels, must ever subject them to the derision and scorn of mankind. ..."

6. Harvard Psychological Studies by Harvard Psychological Laboratory (1915)
"The results indicate (1) diminishing savageness, wildness, and timidity with ... The F, individuals grade much higher, on the average, in savageness, ..."

7. The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals and Religion: Selected by John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill (1859)
"I believe, then, that the characteristic or moral elements of Gothic are the following, placed in the order of their impor- ance: 1. savageness. 2. ..."

8. The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing by George Washington Quinby (1856)
"... certainty of Progression in Humanity—The Hope of doomed Millions—savageness of Society on tho introduction of Christianity—Herod the cruel—Titas. ..."

9. The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity, Showing by George Washington Quinby (1860)
"... Science, Education—Power, destitute of Benevolence, a Curse—The certainty of Progression in Humanity—The Hope of doomed Millions— savageness of Society ..."

10. Synopsis of the American War by Joshua Rhodes Balme (1866)
"... and their vindictive savageness in punishing what they call Southern rebels, must ever subject them to the derision and scorn of mankind. ..."

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