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Definitions of "savage"

  • Not domesticated or cultivated; wild: savage beasts of the jungle. adjective
  • Not civilized; barbaric: a people living in a savage state. adjective
  • Ferocious; fierce: in a savage temper. adjective
  • Vicious or merciless; brutal: a savage attack on a political rival. See Synonyms at cruel. adjective
  • Lacking polish or manners; rude. adjective
  • A person regarded as primitive or uncivilized. noun
  • A person regarded as brutal, fierce, or vicious. noun
  • To assault ferociously. verb-transitive
  • To attack without restraint or pity: The critics savaged the new play. verb-transitive
  • wild; not cultivated adjective
  • barbaric; not civilized adjective
  • fierce and ferocious adjective
  • brutal, vicious, or merciless adjective
  • unpleasant or unfair adjective
  • An uncivilized or feral human; a barbarian. noun
  • A defiant person. noun
  • To attack or assault someone or something ferociously or without restraint. verb
  • To criticise vehemently. verb
  • To attack with the teeth verb

The word "savage" in example sentences

"In the estimation of niggers your garments are hideous; your legs they think elephantine, your red beard frightful, and your blue eyes savage -- _savage_! think of that.". [Black Ivory]

In the picture which I have given, I have confined myself principally to the Iroquois, or Six Nations, a people who no more deserve the term savage, than the whites do that of heathen, because they have still lingering among them heathen superstitions, and many opinions and practices which deserves no better name.. [Legends, Traditions, and Laws of the Iroquois, or Six Nations, and History of the Tuscarora Indians]

In a statement, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Forum said torture in the troubled southern African nation was "both widespread and systematic" as evidenced by what it called the savage ill-treatment while in custody of leaders of the main labor federation arrested in Harare on Wednesday.. [ANC Daily News Briefing]

The union's general-secretary Graham Rowan said earlier the protest was aimed at drawing attention to what he described as savage attacks on SBV members by mindless gangs.. [ANC Daily News Briefing]

Conrad said, “So you think Washington’s use of the term savage is referring to the original L’Enfant map Serena took, and that the map will show us the way to whatever we’re supposed to find?”. [The Atlantis Prophecy]

I do not hold that anything happens by chance, or that the albatross is unworthy of being treated with humanity, because it acts in what you call a savage way.. [The Voyages of the Ranger and Crusader And what befell their Passengers and Crews.]

And leading secularist Mohamed ElBaradei, the former UN nuclear watchdog chief turned dissident and presidential candidate, condemned what he called a "savage" attempt to disperse the sit-in.. [ | Top Stories]

THE chief is a tall well made man, very affable and cheerful, about sixty years of age, his eyes lively and full of fire, his countenance manly and placid, yet ferocious, or what we call savage; his nose aquiline, his dress extremely simple, but his head trimmed and ornamented in the true Creek mode.. [Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.]

Christian had been beaten with enough force to cause bruising on her brain, but the worst injuries, [Medical Examiner Dr. Darinka] Mileusnic-Polchan said, were sustained in what she described as a savage sexual assault.. []

_extempore_, -- one of those musical efforts which persons in what we term the savage state will sometimes make when their feelings are touched by new and strange influences.. [Left on Labrador or, The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew.' as Recorded by 'Wash.']

As the savage is crushed by the sleight-of-hand of the witch-doctor, so was the world crushed by the magic of Goliah.. [Goliah]

Yes | No | Report from carl s wrote 27 weeks 4 days ago savage is a fine rifle ...... period and i like what 175rltw had to say about scope choices.. [Savage Arms .270 "ready to shoot out of the box"]

Only the tribesmen increased their clamor, war-drums booming and voices raised in savage folk songs.. [THE GOD OF HIS FATHERS]

Arriving at L'Albitru (the Arbousier), one of three houses with a view of the sea, you realize that Canarelli's idea of living like a noble savage is in fact pretty plush.. [Dream Hideaways: The World's Top Microboutique Hotels]

The savage is a touch small, I have the Weather Warrior with the hinged magazine, composite stock etc.. [The 11 Most Accurate Factory Rifles of 2007 and 2008]

Never again savage one of your own party's nominee.. [Primaries over, Democrats promote unity]

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@RobLowe I liked the original. Not surprised by the hateful hypocrites though. What exactly was offensive again?

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