What does ferocious mean?

Definitions for ferocious
fəˈroʊ ʃəsfe·ro·cious

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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.

    Etymology: From ferox, from ferus.

  2. ferocious(Adjective)

    Extreme or intense.

    Etymology: 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.]

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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

Examples of ferocious in a Sentence

  1. Jarrett Maupin:

    He was totally compliant, submissive even still not enough to save him from the ferocious violence of the police department.

  2. 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.

  3. Dan Azzi:

    We have to inform the Lebanese people that they have to go on a vicious diet, we have to take ferocious measures, like that haircut which has never happened in Lebanon's history and has to happen immediately.

  4. Lindsay Graham:

    I think he values the fact I've been there a lot, that I was a pretty ferocious critic of Obama, and that the things that I predicted about Iraq came true.

  5. Jacqui McCullagh:

    Boats washed ashore, houses without roofs, windows smashed in, trees snapped in half, gum trees torn out of the ground and those that do remain standing, are bare and lifeless, the wind gusts were so ferocious, they sounded like freight trains passing by. The concrete walls were shaking non-stop all day.

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