Left Definition 1 of 2Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Gruesome ContextsPlay
Used to describe scenes with extreme violence or many deaths, often causing shock. SlideThe movie depicted carnage that left viewers in silence.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Metaphorical UsagePlay
Sometimes used metaphorically to describe events with disastrous results, not just deaths. SlideThe financial market experienced carnage with the recent economic crisis.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Strong EmotionsPlay
Evokes strong, negative emotional response; used in serious or somber tones. SlideThe news report on the battle was filled with scenes of carnage.