noun, plural sav·age·ries.
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Example sentences from the Web for savagery
But the Islamic State has clearly come to the opposite conclusion, cornering the market on savagery.
But as Assad fought back with effective savagery, Ankara turned to supporting a broader political and military opposition.
Nor is it the way the gunman manages not to spill a drop of the drink in his other hand as he commits all this savagery.Bronx Gunman Shot His Friend, Didn’t Spill His Drink|Michael Daly|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In two days of savagery, the 2nd SS Panzer Division “Das Reich” slaughtered nearly everyone in the town.There Should Be No Statute of Limitations on Prosecuting War Crimes|Michael Moynihan|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, in many ways, a forgotten genocide—odd when considering the unique savagery and cruelty of the perpetrators.
There are poets and writers who see naught in war but carrion, filth, savagery and horror.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I watched it, with every fiber of my being revolting against such savagery, and the need for it.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
In short, the governmental system adopted is intended to raise the native progressively from savagery to municipal life.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Nations in arms were gathering on the frontiers of France, and the savagery of the populace was let loose.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner