violat-, viol- +

(Latin: force, injure, dishonor; forcible, vehement)

1. A crime less serious than a felony; a misdemeanor.
2. An act that disregards an agreement or a right: "He claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment."
3. An entry to another's property without right or permission; trespass.
4. A disrespectful act; for example, irreverence.
5. The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will; rape.
Violating or tending to violate or offend against.
1. Someone who violates the law.
2. Someone who assaults others sexually.
1. The use of physical force to injure someone or to damage something; threats of violence.
2. Extreme, destructive, or uncontrollable force; especially, of natural events; such as, the violence of the storm.
3. Intensity of feeling or expression.
4. The illegal use of unjustified force; the illegal use of unjustified force, or the intimidating effect created by the threat of such force.
5. To violate, to harm, or to damage something.
violent (adjective)
1. Using physical force to injure someone or to damage something; as, a violent crime.
2. Showing emotional intensity or strong feeling: "He had violent objections to the proposal."
3. Showing extreme, destructive, or uncontrollable force; such as, a violent thunderstorm.
4. Very intense or severe: "She had a violent headache."
5. Caused by force rather than by natural causes: "She met a violent death."
1. In a forceful way that causes people to be hurt.
2. With force; forcibly; vehemently; as, the wind blows violently.