Etymology
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savagery (n.)

1590s, "barbarous disposition, quality of being fierce or cruel;" see savage (adj.) + -ry. By 1825 as "uncivilized state or condition."

updated on January 04, 2022

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Definitions of savagery from WordNet

savagery (n.)
the property of being untamed and ferocious;
a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums
Synonyms: savageness
savagery (n.)
the trait of extreme cruelty;
Synonyms: ferociousness / brutality / viciousness
savagery (n.)
a brutal barbarous savage act;
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