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Synonyms for fierce
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fierce

    Fierce signifies having a furious and cruel nature, or being in a furious and cruel mood, more commonly the latter. It applies to that which is now intensely excited, or liable to intense and sudden excitement. Ferocious refers to a state or disposition; that which is fierce flashes or blazes; that which is ferocious steadily burns; we speak of a ferocious animal, a fierce passion. A fiery spirit with a good disposition is quickly excitable in a good cause, but may not be fierce or ferocious. Savage signifies untrained, uncultivated. Ferocious always denotes a tendency to violence; it is more distinctly bloodthirsty than the other words; a person may be deeply, intensely cruel, and not at all ferocious; a ferocious countenance expresses habitual ferocity; a fierce countenance may express habitual fierceness, or only the sudden anger of the moment. That which is wild is simply unrestrained; the word may imply no anger or harshness; as, wild delight, wild alarm.

    Synonyms:
    ferocious, fiery, furious, impetuous, raging, savage, uncultivated, untrained, violent, wild

    Antonyms:
    affectionate, docile, gentle, harmless, kind, mild, patient, peaceful, submissive, sweet, tame, tender

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fierce

    Synonyms:
    wild, savage, violent, raging, fiery, furious, impetuous, ferocious

    Antonyms:
    mild, tame, docile, harmless, calm, gentle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savageadjective

    marked by extreme and violent energy

    "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

    Synonyms:
    angered, rough, trigger-happy, uncivilized, savage, barbarous, angry, cutthroat, infuriated, tempestuous, furious, raging, violent, fell, barbaric, feral, cruel, enraged, vehement, maddened, ferocious, roughshod, tearing, boisterous, barbarian, uncivilised, bowelless, vicious, brutal, ferine, wild

    Antonyms:
    merciful, nonviolent, mild, calm

  2. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happyadjective

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

    Synonyms:
    red, wild, crimson, vehement, violent, savage, bowelless, furious, trigger-happy, cutthroat, boisterous, rough, ferocious, tearing

    Antonyms:
    mild, calm, merciful, nonviolent

  3. cutthroat, fierce, bowellessadjective

    ruthless in competition

    "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"

    Synonyms:
    rough, vehement, violent, savage, bowelless, furious, trigger-happy, cutthroat, boisterous, ferocious, tearing

    Antonyms:
    calm, mild, merciful, nonviolent

  4. boisterous, fierce, roughadjective

    violently agitated and turbulent

    "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

    Synonyms:
    pugnacious, approximative, rough, trigger-happy, unsmooth, robustious, violent, boisterous, bowelless, scratchy, ferocious, knockabout, uncut, jumpy, rocky, harsh, gravelly, approximate, cutthroat, vehement, rambunctious, rumbustious, jolting, unruly, jolty, rasping, bumpy, tearing, raspy, savage, furious, crude, grating

    Antonyms:
    mild, nonviolent, calm, merciful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fierceadjective

    Synonyms:
    savage, ferocious, ravenous, furious, infuriate, barbarous, fell

  2. fierceadjective

    Synonyms:
    violent, vehement, impetuous, fiery, passionate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fierceadjective

    Synonyms:
    violent, unrestrained, furious, immoderate, impetuous, vehement, passionate, ferocious, fiery, mettlesome

    Antonyms:
    tame, gentle, docile

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How to use fierce in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Hunt:

    You're going to have very, very lively debates in a situation like this. This is one of the biggest decisions that we have taken as a country in our political lifetimes so there's going to be a pretty fierce discussion but the prime minister has found a way forward.

  2. Hassan Haj Ali:

    Today there are fierce battles between us and Daesh in Ahras, Tel Jabin, and rural northern Aleppo.

  3. Omar Zwak:

    Taliban insurgents attacked our security outposts on Sunday but faced fierce resistance from Afghan forces and were pushed back.

  4. Ikogho David:

    Success is fierce. It requires sacrifices and a reformed robust focus . So don't give up now if you want TRUE success.

  5. Michael Fuchs:

    I expect there to be fierce discussion over this at the next ECB meeting.


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