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He had endured years of intimidation and violence.
an act of senseless violence
a seminar on pornography and violence against women
In a recent outbreak of racial violence, 20 people were killed.
Violence erupted in a number of cities.
The group has been accused of deliberately inciting violence against immigrants.
This is the British English definition of violence. View American English definition of violence.