savagery

[sav-ij-ree]
noun, plural savageries.
1.
an uncivilized or barbaric state or condition; barbarity.
2.
savage action, nature, disposition, or behavior.

Origin:
1585–95; savage + -ry

presavagery, noun
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savagery (ˈsævɪdʒrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  an uncivilized condition
2.  a savage act or nature
3.  savages collectively

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Example sentences
But tales of their savagery and wiliness don't all come from sensationalist
  authors looking to make a buck.
Civilized life affords plenty of opportunities for heroes, and for a better
  kind than war or any other savagery has ever produced.
For the rise of monarchy appears to be an essential condition of the emergence
  of mankind from savagery.
The savagery of society and the greediness of government are proportional to
  each other.
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