Definition of violently adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈvaɪələntli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvaɪələntli//
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  1. 1  with great energy or strong movement, especially caused by a strong emotion such as fear or hatred She shook her head violently. to shiver violently
  2. 2  very strongly or severely He was violently sick. They are violently opposed to the idea.
  3. 3  in a way that involves physical violence The crowd reacted violently.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: violently