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Definitions for ferocity
fəˈrɒs ɪ tife·roc·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildnessnoun

    the property of being wild or turbulent

    "the storm's violence"

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  1. ferocitynoun

    The condition of being ferocious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ferocitynoun

    savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance

    Etymology: [L. ferocitas, fr. ferox, -ocis, fierce, kin to ferus wild: cf. F. ferocit. See Fierce.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferocity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ferocity in a Sentence

  1. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    The Filipino loves his country no less than the Spaniard does his, and although he is quieter, more peaceful and with more difficulty stirred up, once aroused he does not hesitate and for him the struggle means death to the finish. He has both the meekness and ferocity of the carabao. Climate affects bipeds in the same way it does quadrupeds.

  2. Chuck Schumer:

    She had deep convictions – on both issues important to the people of Rochester, and for the integrity and honesty of the political system, throughout her entire career, Louiseworkedwithpeoplefrom so many different philosophies and backgrounds, because she wassuch a genuinehuman spirit.The ferocity of her advocacy was matched only by the depth of her compassion and humanity.

  3. E. M. Cioran:

    Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.

  4. George Bernard Shaw:

    When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

  5. Daniel Griffin:

    This is a slightly expanded approach to social distancing that is tolerable and may be what saves us, we need to prevent the virus from erupting with the ferocity that it did in March.

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