Violent vs Murtherous - What's the difference?

violent | murtherous |


In archaic|lang=en terms the difference between violent and murtherous

is that violent is (archaic) to urge with violence while murtherous is (archaic) bloody; violent.

As adjectives the difference between violent and murtherous

is that violent is involving extreme force or motion while murtherous is (archaic) intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.

As a verb violent

is (archaic) to urge with violence.

As a noun violent

is (obsolete) an assailant.

violent

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Involving extreme force or motion.
  • A violent wind ripped the branch from the tree.
  • Involving physical conflict.
  • We would rather negotiate, but we will use violent means if needed.
  • Likely to use physical force.
  • The escaped prisoners are considered extremely violent .
  • Intensely vivid.
  • The artist expressed his emotional theme through violent colors.
  • (obsolete) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural.
  • * Shakespeare
  • These violent delights have violent ends.
  • * T. Burnet
  • No violent state can be perpetual.
  • * Milton
  • Ease would recant / Vows made in pain, as violent and void.

    Antonyms

    * peaceful

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To urge with violence.
  • (Fuller)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An assailant.
  • ----

    murtherous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
  • (archaic) Bloody; violent.
  • Synonyms

    * (Intending to commit murder) (l), (l), (l)