murderousness murderousness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bloodthirsty hatred arousing murderous impulses
  2. (n) cruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder

Usage(s):

  1. Yet we also cannot escape the feeling that some of their murderousness is meaningless as terrorism so often is.
  2. For all its murderousness and mediocrity, the decade recorded numerous accomplishments although, typically, a lot of them went unnoticed in the undiscriminating cultural uproar.
  3. Authorities say his group is notorious for both its murderousness and its capacity for dispensing bribes.

Quotes

  1. Oscars host Jon Stewart joked that Bardem's haircut in the film combined "Hannibal Lecter's murderousness with Dorothy Hamill's wedge-cut."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Jon Stewart Source: Ninemsn

  2. "Now they only speak of Israel's brutality," Olmert said. "For some reason, they do not speak of the Palestinians' incessant murderousness towards us, as well as towards other Palestinians, or of the use of civilians in Gaza as human shields...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Canada.com

  3. "Israel will continue to fight terror with full determination," Sharon said after the bombings. "This issue has nothing to do with the disengagement plan but with only one thing: the murderousness of the Palestinian terrorists, and we will...
    on Sep 1, 2004 By: Ariel Sharon Source: Seattle Times

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