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.

  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.]

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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. 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. Jarrett Maupin:

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

  4. Donald Trump:

    Bill Clinton and Barack Obama mission is the story of an epic battle and the ferocious eternal struggle between good and evil.

  5. 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.

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