hyperviolent

Definitions

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  • adjective Extremely violent.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ violent

Examples

  • The counselor said the killings represented an attempt by an ascendant paramilitary criminal organization called the Zetas to unseat the hyperviolent regional drug organization known as La Familia, which he said had long controlled the Tancitaro area.

    Mexico's mayors becoming casualties of drug wars; many towns without leaders

  • The subject is lively enough, but WYD struggles to decide whether it wants to be a serious exploration of hyperviolent sport or the fluffy fare upon which Living has built its reputation.

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  • The counselor said the killings represented an attempt by an ascendant paramilitary criminal organization called the Zetas to unseat the hyperviolent regional drug organization known as La Familia, which he said had long controlled the Tancitaro area.

    Mexico's mayors becoming casualties of drug wars; many towns without leaders

  • But nonetheless, I think, you know, with the videogames decision, in which they defended the really hyperviolent videogames' First Amendment protection, I worry a little bit that the court is going to run up against a storm of public opinion that becomes less and less patient with the First Amendment protect--I'm for the decision, and we'll get into that, but I still think they're running against the tide of public opinion.

    Obama vs. the Jets

  • But nonetheless, I think, you know, with the videogames decision, in which they defended the really hyperviolent videogames' First Amendment protection, I worry a little bit that the court is going to run up against a storm of public opinion that becomes less and less patient with the First Amendment protect--I'm for the decision, and we'll get into that, but I still think they're running against the tide of public opinion.

    Obama vs. the Jets

  • The counselor said the killings represented an attempt by an ascendant paramilitary criminal organization called the Zetas to unseat the hyperviolent regional drug organization known as La Familia, which he said had long controlled the Tancitaro area.

    Brutal drug violence stalks mayors in Mexico

  • This soulless remake of the 1975 Norman Jewison-directed dystopian sci-fi picture starring James Caan skipped all the social commentary and went straight for jazzed-up, hyperviolent roller-derby action.

    Top 10 Pointless Remakes » Scene-Stealers

  • 'The Ghost Writer' is thrilling; 'Kick-Ass' is hyperviolent.

    Looking for a hero

  • It's as if the arguments about these hyperviolent action films - why are they popular, what have they done to our culture - have all opened for business in one convenient location.

    Self-Made Heroes 'Kick Ass' And Talk Trash

  • The hyperviolent La Familia, a cartel-cult from the western state of Michoacan, is infamous for its use of torture and beheading and for the fanaticism of its members, who swear allegiance to a leader known as El Mas Loco, the Craziest One, and believe that heads toppled with their chainsaws represent "divine justice."

    Drug war violence appears in Mexico's northeast, near Texas border

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