HyperDic: wild

English > 17 senses of the word wild:
ADJECTIVEallwildmarked by extreme / extreme lack of restraint or control
allwild, untamedin a natural state
allwildin a state of extreme / extreme emotion
allwilddeviating widely from an intended course
allwild, violent(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
allwild, baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarrantedwithout a basis in reason or fact
allwild, raving madtalking / talking / talking or behaving irrationally
allwild, hazardous, riskyinvolving risk or danger
allwild, fantasticfanciful and unrealistic
allwild, godforsaken, wastelocated in a dismal or remote area
allwild, crazy, dotty, gagaintensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
allwild, barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilisedwithout civilizing influences
allwild, angry, furious, raging, tempestuous(of the elements) as if showing violent anger
NOUNstatewild, natural state, state of naturea wild primitive state untouched by civilization
locationwild, wildernessa wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
ADVERBallwild, rampantlyin an uncontrolled and rampant manner
allwildin a wild or undomesticated manner
wild > pronunciation
Soundsway'ld
Rhymesbeguiled ... Wilde: 14 rhymes with ayld...
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by extreme / extreme lack of restraint or control.
Examples
  • "wild talk"
  • "wild parties"
Narrowerchaotic, disorderlyCompletely unordered and unpredictable and confusing / confusing
delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrainedmarked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
frenzied, manicaffected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
unsubduednot brought under control
See alsounquietCharacterized by unrest or disorder
OppositetameVery restrained or quiet
Spanishincontrolado
Nounswildnessan unruly disposition to do as one pleases
Adverbswildlyto an extreme / extreme or greatly exaggerated degree
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated / cultivated.
Examples
  • "wild geese"
  • "edible wild plants"
Synonymuntamed
Attribute ofwildnessAn intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
Narrowerferal, ferine, savagewild and menacing
semi-wildpartially wild
unbrokennot subdued or trained for service or use
undomesticatednot domesticated
See alsointractablenot tractable
Oppositetame, tamedBrought from wildness into a domesticated state
Spanishindomado, montaraz, salvaje, silvestre
Catalansalvatge
Nounswilda wild primitive state untouched by civilization
wildernessa wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
Adverbswildin a wild or undomesticated manner
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIn a state of extreme / extreme emotion.
Examples
  • "wild with anger"
  • "wild with grief"
BroaderpassionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
Spanishdesatado, ferviente, salvaje, violento
Catalanfervent, salvatge, violent
Nounswildnessa feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity
Adverbswildlywith violent and uncontrollable passion
wildlyin an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 4
Meaningdeviating widely from an intended course.
Examples
  • "a wild bullet"
  • "he threw a wild pitch"
Broaderuncontrollednot being under control
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud.
Examples
  • "wild colors"
  • "wild shouts"
Synonymviolent
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Nounswildnessthe property of being wild or turbulent
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 6
MeaningWithout a basis in reason or fact.
Synonymsbaseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted
Broaderunsupportednot sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid
Spanishinfundada, infundado
Catalanimmotivat, infundat
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 7
Meaningtalking / talking / talking or behaving irrationally.
Synonymraving mad
BroaderinsaneAfflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement
Spanishchiflado, desequilibrado, desquiciado, loco
Catalanboig, desequilibrat, trastocat
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 8
MeaningInvolving risk or danger.
Example "a wild financial scheme"
Synonymshazardous, risky
Broaderdangerous, unsafeInvolving or causing danger or risk
Spanisharriesgado, aventurado, peligroso, riesgoso
Catalanperillós
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 9
Meaningfanciful and unrealistic; foolish.
Synonymfantastic
Broaderunrealisticnot realistic
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 10
MeaningLocated in a dismal or remote area; desolate.
Examples
  • "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"
  • "a wild stretch of land"
Synonymsgodforsaken, waste
Broaderinhospitableunfavorable to life or growth
Spanishdesértico, desierto, desolado
Catalanabandonat, desert, desolat
Nounswilderness, wilda wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 11
Meaningintensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with.
Synonymscrazy, dotty, gaga
BroaderenthusiasticHaving or showing great excitement / excitement and interest
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 12
MeaningWithout civilizing influences.
Example "wild tribes"
Synonymsbarbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised
Broadernoncivilized, noncivilisednot having a high state of culture and social development
Spanishbárbara, bárbaro, incivilizado, salvaje
Catalanbàrbar, incivilitzat, salvatge
Nounswilda wild primitive state untouched by civilization
wildnessan intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
English > wild: 17 senses > adjective 13
Meaning(of the elements) as if showing violent anger.
Synonymsangry, furious, raging, tempestuous
Broaderstormy(especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms / storms or commotion
Spanishcolérico, embravecido, enfurecido, furibundo, furioso, tempestuoso, tormentoso, violento
Catalancolèric, furibund, furiós, tempestívol, tempestós, tempestuós, violent
Nounswildnessthe property of being wild or turbulent
English > wild: 17 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA wild primitive state untouched by civilization.
Examples
  • "he lived in the wild"
  • "they collected mushrooms in the wild"
Synonymsnatural state, state of nature
Narrowercrudeness, crudity, primitiveness, primitivism, rudenessA wild or unrefined state
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishestado natural, estado salvaje, naturaleza, tierra virgen
Catalanestat natural, estat salvatge, natura, terra verge
Adjectiveswildin a natural state
wildwithout civilizing influences
English > wild: 17 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition.
Example"it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
Synonymwilderness
Narrowerbarren, waste, wastelandAn uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
bushA large wilderness area
frontierA wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishdesierto, naturaleza, yermo
Catalandesert
Adjectiveswildlocated in a dismal or remote area
English > wild: 17 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn an uncontrolled and rampant manner.
Synonymrampantly
English > wild: 17 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a wild or undomesticated manner.
Examples
  • "growing wild"
  • "roaming wild"
Adjectiveswildin a natural state

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