Definitions for ferociousfəˈroʊ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)

    marked by extreme and violent energy

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

Wiktionary

  1. ferocious(Adjective)

    Marked by extreme and violent energy.

  2. ferocious(Adjective)

    Extreme or intense.

  3. Origin: From ferox, from ferus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ferocious(adj)

    fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ferocious

    fe-rō′shus, adj. savage, fierce: cruel.—adv. Ferō′ciously.—ns. Ferō′ciousness; Feroc′ity, savage cruelty of disposition: untamed fierceness. [L. ferox, ferocis, wild—ferus, wild.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    The public is a ferocious beast -- one must either chain it up or flee from it.

  2. Justin Sayfie:

    I would not want to be someone who's on the receiving end of Jeb Bush's competitiveness. It's ferocious when it needs to be.

  3. Michael Kugelman:

    These high turnover issues increase the possibility that when U.S.-led forces leave Afghanistan for good, whenever that is, they will be leaving Afghan forces unable to fend off a still-ferocious insurgency.

  4. Ryan Mauro:

    The new Nigerian president will have to fight Boko Haram because the group cannot be dealt with any other way, boko Haram has even alienated fellow Islamists who believe in Sharia governance. That doesn't mean that these Islamists opposed to Boko Haram are moderates; just that they are less ferocious than Boko Haram.

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