Bloodshed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblʌdʃed|  American pronunciation of the word bloodshed
Brit.  |ˈblʌdʃɛd|  British pronunciation of the word bloodshed

noun

- the shedding of blood resulting in murder(syn: gore)

he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen

- indiscriminate slaughter(syn: battue, bloodbath, bloodletting)

the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder

Examples

Years of violence and bloodshed have left much of the country in ruins.

diplomacy aimed at stopping further bloodshed

he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen

the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder

Each of the ten years of nominal peace saw plenty of bloodshed.

...I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed....

Church leaders offered prayers and condemned the bloodshed.

Please stay the bloodshed!

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