Definition of bloodshed in English:


Syllabification: blood·shed
Pronunciation: /ˈblədˌSHed


The killing or wounding of people, typically on a large scale during a conflict.
More example sentences
  • Fresh troops arrived in the city throughout the day, triggering fears of further bloodshed.
  • The bloodshed has sparked fears that the violence could worsen ahead of the elections.
  • Ignoring his instincts, Hopkins then rides away as the slaughter and bloodshed begins.
slaughter, massacre, killing, wounding;
violence, fighting, warfare
literary slaying

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