sav·age / ˈsavij/ • adj. (of an animal or force of nature) fierce, violent, and uncontrolled: tales of a savage beast. ∎ cruel and vicious; aggressively hostile: they launched a savage attack on the budget. ∎ (chiefly in historical or literary contexts) primitive; uncivilized. ∎ (of something bad or negative) very great; severe: this would deal a savage blow to the government's fight.• n. chiefly hist. or poetic/lit. a member of a people regarded as primitive and uncivilized. ∎ a brutal or vicious person.• v. [tr.] (esp. of a dog or wild animal) attack ferociously and maul: ewes savaged by marauding dogs. ∎ subject to a vicious verbal attack; criticize brutally: Fowler savaged her in his last review.DERIVATIVES: sav·age·ly adv.sav·age·ness n.sav·age·ry / -rē/ n.
Savage ★★ 1996 (R)
Mad scientist discovers the gateway to a future world, which unleashes a powerful guardian known known as the Savage (Gruner). The Savage must prevent the doorway between the worlds from exploding and causing an apocalypse, even as he hunts his nemesis. 103m/C VHS . Olivier Gruner, Kario Salem, Jennifer Grant, Sam McMurray, Kristin Minter; D: Avi Nesher; W: Patrick Highsmith, Peter Sagal; C: Peter Fernberger; M: Roger Neill.
Hence savagery XVI.