Synonyms of bloodshed
killingDictionary • an end to bloodshed and to the economic chaos
killing • This is a brutal killing.
murder • The three accused are charged with attempted murder.
massacre • She lost her mother in the massacre.
slaughter • The annual slaughter of wildlife is horrific.
slaying • a trail of motiveless slayings
carnage • Their peaceful protest ended in carnage.
butchery • War is simply a legalised form of butchery.
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butcheryYou can refer to the cruel killing of a lot of people as butchery when you want to express your horror and disgust at this.
• War is simply a legalised form of butchery.
carnageCarnage is the violent killing of large numbers of people, especially in a war.
• Their peaceful protest ended in carnage.
killingA killing is an act of deliberately killing a person.
• This is a brutal killing.
Thesaurus for bloodshed from the Collins English Thesaurus