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Definition of "savageness" [sav•age•ness]

  • The property of being savage or behaving savagely. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "savageness" in a sentence
  • "Man in Black and Jacob are both supernatural beings, bordering on the magical, and their struggle was an example of morality in the Victorian era, in which Caliban's "savageness" was a result of his accession to all impulses, scorning notions of willful self-control."
  • "This may be the image the white man has created of the Indian; his "savageness" has boomeranged and isn't a mystery; it is fear; fear of the Indian's temperament!"
  • "Mr. Kenyon thinks it cannot end so -- and I do sometimes -- and in the meantime I do confess to a little 'savageness' also -- at heart!"