HyperDic: wildness

English > 4 senses of the word wildness:
NOUNfeelingwildness, abandona feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity
attributewildness, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violencethe property of being wild or turbulent
attributewildnessan unruly disposition to do as one pleases
attributewildnessan intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
wildness > pronunciation
Soundsway'ldnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > wildness: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of extreme / extreme emotional intensity.
Example"the wildness of his anger"
Synonymabandon
Broaderpassion, passionatenessA strong feeling or emotion
Spanishdesenfado, desenfreno
Adjectiveswildin a state of extreme / extreme emotion
English > wildness: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being wild or turbulent.
Synonymsferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence
Narrowersavageness, savageryThe property of being untamed and ferocious
Broaderintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
Spanishbraveza, bravura, ferocidad, fiereza, fuerza, furia, vehemencia, violencia
Catalanbravesa, bravura, fúria, violència
Adjectiveswild(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
wild(of the elements) as if showing violent anger
English > wildness: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningAn unruly disposition to do as one pleases.
Examples
  • "Liza had always had a tendency to wildness"
  • "the element of wildness in his behavior was a protest against repressive convention"
Broaderunruliness, fractiousness, willfulness, wilfulnessThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
Adjectiveswildmarked by extreme / extreme lack of restraint or control
English > wildness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningAn intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature.
Attributeswild, untamedIn a natural state
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
Oppositetameness, domesticationThe attribute of having been domesticated
Spanishestado salvaje, fiereza
Catalanestat salvatge
Adjectiveswildwithout civilizing influences

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