• IPA: /ˈblʌdˌʃɛd/

bloodshed (uncountable)

  1. (literally) The shedding or spilling of blood.
  2. A slaughter; destruction of life, notably on a large scale.
  3. (obsolete) The shedding of one's own blood; specifically, the death of Christ.
  4. (obsolete) A bloodshot condition or appearance; an effusion of blood in the eye.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: effusion de sang
  • German: Blutvergießen
  • Italian: spargimento di sangue
  • Portuguese: derramamento de sangue
  • Russian: кровопроли́тие
  • Spanish: derramamiento de sangre, derrame de sangre, hechos de sangre

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