HyperDic: fierce

English > 4 senses of the word fierce:
ADJECTIVEallfierce, ferocious, furious, savagemarked by extreme / extreme and violent energy
allfierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happymarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
allfierce, cutthroat, bowellessruthless in competition
allfierce, boisterous, roughviolently agitated and turbulent
fierce > pronunciation
Soundsfih'rs
RhymesBierce ... pierce / Pierce: 4 rhymes with ihrs...
English > fierce: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by extreme / extreme and violent energy.
Example "fierce fighting"
Synonymsferocious, furious, savage
BroaderviolentActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
Spanishbravo, brutal, feroz, fiero, furioso, incontrolado, salvaje, violento
Catalanbrutal, feroç, ferotge, salvatge
Nounsfiercenessthe property of being wild or turbulent
Adverbsfiercelyin a physically fierce manner
English > fierce: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
Example"fierce loyalty"
Synonymstearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishferoz, vehemente, violenta, violento
Catalanviolent
Nounsfiercenessthe property of being wild or turbulent
Adverbsfiercelyin an emotionally fierce manner
English > fierce: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningruthless in competition.
Synonymscutthroat, bowelless
Broadermerciless, unmercifulHaving or showing no mercy
Spanishintenso
Nounsfiercenessthe property of being wild or turbulent
English > fierce: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningviolently agitated and turbulent.
Example "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound
Synonymsboisterous, rough
Broaderstormy(especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms / storms or commotion
Spanishborrascoso, turbulento
Catalanborrascós, turbulent
Nounsfiercenessthe property of being wild or turbulent

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