Pushy vs Violent - What's the difference?

pushy | violent |


As adjectives the difference between pushy and violent

is that pushy is aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined while violent is involving extreme force or motion.

As a verb violent is

(archaic) to urge with violence.

As a noun violent is

(obsolete) an assailant.

pushy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  • Parents are ruining school sports days by being pushy and overbearing, a survey suggests. BBC

    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.
  • ----