The Most Violent Zodiac Signs, According To Astrology

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Here Are The Most Violent Zodiac Signs.

It’s been said that under the right circumstances, anyone can become violent. If you are being threatened, you may be compelled to react in a violent way, but what about the people who are easily triggered into violence?

For the violent zodiac signs in astrology, it's only normal for others to describe them this way. Most of us don’t embrace violence but instead do everything we can not to commit a violent act. 

People who are repeatedly violent often have no control over their actions; they get so angry or upset that they can’t hold back. They may lack empathy and not care how other people are affected by their violence. Many acts of violence occur because of intense feelings of jealousy, hatred, and rage.

If you are someone who has trouble looking at the big picture and can’t see the end results of violent behavior, you’ll have an easier time committing crimes and acting violently. By not seeing that violence ultimately leads to more destruction, pain, and jail, you're doomed to repeat violent actions. People without a sense of right or wrong may see violence as an option and a way to get results quickly.

Violence is rarely a good solution for any problem, but for some people who have an inability to control their rage, it is what they turn to when they can’t see any other option.

1. SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpios have a lot of emotions, but they don't always express them, and those emotions can only stay suppressed so long until they come bursting out. Scorpios can get jealous and vengeful, and they may hold those feelings back for a while, but when they finally come out, they can come out violently.

How many times have you heard the expression "It was a crime of passion"? Well, that's Scorpio to a T. They don't like to be in pain alone, they want to give it right back. When dealing with anger, they don't always have the best coping skills.

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2. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

The sign of Aries is ruled by Mars, which makes them warrior-like. They're hot-blooded, easily provoked, and impulsive. They're fun... until they're not and it doesn't take much to take their anger from zero to 100.

This sign is competitive by nature and they're not great at losing, so it's not unlikely for them to get violent in order to change the outcome and make them the winner. If sparked, Aries' anger will burn hot and leave devastation in its pathway.

It's not that they're always physically violent, but they can be violent with their words. If you've ever felt physically hurt by words, then you probably did something to get on Aries' bad side. 

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3. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos are leaders, and sometimes when you lead, you have to go to war. They are used to the "any means necessary" rule and if they think it's justified, they will resort to violence.

They often have a strong sense of self-esteem and entitlement so if someone or something gets in the way of what they want, they will act. Leos often have a need to have all eyes on them, and if someone steals their spotlight, they may become brutal and act out in an inappropriate or dangerous way.

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4. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

There's no middle ground for a Capricorn — if they get enraged, they're going to go all out. Capricorns are so steady and dependable, it can be hard to remember that they have a dark side just like everybody else.

If they're set off, they'll use their determination to get their revenge. They can sometimes be oversensitive when it comes to criticism and this can be a trigger to their bad behavior. If they're caught doing something that's harmful or dangerous, they won't give up and will keep going. 

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5. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius are easy-going, but they're also volatile and unforgiving. They will do something rash and dangerous in the heat of the moment. They may regret it later, but at the time, they're in it all the way. They don't think of the consequences of their actions which makes them spontaneous and scary.

Sagittarius individuals may see a violent action as self-defense, or as the only thing they can do to protect themselves. It's their unpredictability that makes them alarming because you don't know if they're going to hug you or push you off a cliff.

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6. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancers have a lot of feelings and they're fiercely protective of the people they love, so it's not unlike them to drastically overreact when they are in pain or someone they love has been threatened. They're passionate, creative, and positive, but when their thoughts start to fixate on wrongdoings and suffering, they can get immensely negative.

When a Cancer is out for blood, there's very little that will stop them. Sometimes their emotions cause Cancer to become paranoid and make them believe they must destroy their enemy before their enemy destroys them.

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, and is a contributing writer to Ravishly, I AM & CO, and YourTango. Check out her website, her Facebook writer's page, and her Instagram.