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. Seth Rogen:

    I really always worked hard, because I recognized from a pretty young age it was one of the only things I could control, i remember I did karate as a kid, at the Jewish Community Center, and when I started I was the worst in the class, I was the worst of 25 Jewish kids who were afraid of getting picked on. And then just because everyone else quit, three years later I was at the top of the class, and there were 25 Jewish kids who were worse than me. And that was always tangible : Just by not stopping I became the best one. It wasn't this, like, ferocious leap. I just kept going, and slowly [ other ] people stopped. Because a lot of people will stop.

  2. 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.

  3. Willy Lam:

    A ferocious confrontation is shaping up between the will of the Hong Kong people and the Xi Jinping administration,( which is) determined to be the arbiter of things in Hong Kong.

  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. Jarrett Maupin:

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

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