Synonyms for fierce
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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote
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.
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Princeton's WordNet3.8 / 4 votes
ferocious, fierce, furious, savageadjective
marked by extreme and violent energy
"a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
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
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"
cutthroat, fierce, bowellessadjective
ruthless in competition
"cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"
boisterous, fierce, roughadjective
violently agitated and turbulent
"boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
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
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You need only claim the event of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.
A dogs being huge or big in size doesn't mean its fierce as being small isn't fierce
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power.
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms.
The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
Translations for fierce
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- свиреп, заплашителен, буен, яростен, жестокBulgarian
- feroç, ferotgeCatalan, Valencian
- aktivt, truende, voldeligtDanish
- bedrohlich, wildGerman
- feroz, fieroSpanish
- ژیان ، درندهPersian
- raju, hurja, raivokasFinnish
- fûlWestern Frisian
- fiadhaichScottish Gaelic
- վայրագ, կատաղիArmenian
- fioros, feroceRomanian
- неистовый, свирепый, лютый, грозный, яростныйRussian
- våldsam, tapper, aktiv, hotfull, resolut, skrämmande, viljestarkSwedish
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