1. the property of being untamed and ferocious

- the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters

- a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums

Similar word(s): savageness

Definition categories: attribute, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness

2. the trait of extreme cruelty

Similar word(s): brutality, ferociousness, viciousness

Definition categories: attribute, cruelness, cruelty, harshness

3. a brutal barbarous savage act

Similar word(s): barbarism, barbarity, brutality

Definition categories: act, atrocity, inhumanity