ferociousness

  • 1 ferociousness — n. the trait of extreme cruelty. Syn: brutality, viciousness, savageness, savagery. [WordNet 1.5] It [Christianity] has adapted the ferociousness of war. Blair. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 ferociousness — index bestiality, cruelty, severity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 ferociousness — ferocious ► ADJECTIVE 1) savagely fierce, cruel, or violent. 2) informal very great; extreme. DERIVATIVES ferociously adverb ferociousness noun ferocity noun. ORIGIN from Latin ferox fierce …

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  • 4 Ferociousness — Ferocious Fe*ro cious, a. [L. ferox, ocis, fierce: cf. F. f[ e]roce. See {Ferocity}.] Fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty; ravenous; rapacious; as, ferocious look or features; a ferocious lion. [1913 Webster] The humbled power of a ferocious …

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  • 5 ferociousness — noun see ferocious …

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  • 6 ferociousness — See ferociously. * * * …

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  • 7 ferociousness — noun The quality of being ferocious; ferocity …

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  • 8 ferociousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Exceptionally great concentration, power, or force, especially in activity: depth (often used in plural), ferocity, fierceness, fury, intensity, pitch, severity, vehemence, vehemency, violence. See BIG, STRONG …

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  • 9 ferociousness — n. savagery, fierceness, brutalness …

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  • 10 ferociousness — fe·ro·cious·ness …

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  • 11 ferociousness — See: ferocious …

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  • 12 ferociousness — noun the trait of extreme cruelty • Syn: ↑brutality, ↑viciousness, ↑savagery • Derivationally related forms: ↑vicious (for: ↑viciousness), ↑brutal ( …

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  • 13 violence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Characterized by physical force Nouns 1. violence, vehemence, intensity, impetuosity; boisterousness; turbulence, riot, row, rumpus, devil to pay, the fat in the fire; turmoil, disorder; agitation; storm …

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  • 14 brutality — noun 1. the trait of extreme cruelty (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑ferociousness, ↑viciousness, ↑savagery • Derivationally related forms: ↑vicious (for: ↑viciousness), ↑ …

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  • 15 savagery — noun 1. the property of being untamed and ferocious the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums • Syn: ↑savageness • Derivationally… …

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  • 16 viciousness — noun the trait of extreme cruelty • Syn: ↑ferociousness, ↑brutality, ↑savagery • Derivationally related forms: ↑vicious, ↑brutal (for: ↑brutality), ↑ …

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  • 17 Barbarities — Barbarity Bar*bar i*ty, n.; pl. {Barbarities}. [From {Barbarous}.] 1. The state or manner of a barbarian; lack of civilization. [1913 Webster] 2. Cruelty; ferociousness; inhumanity. [1913 Webster] Treating Christians with a barbarity which would… …

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  • 18 Barbarity — Bar*bar i*ty, n.; pl. {Barbarities}. [From {Barbarous}.] 1. The state or manner of a barbarian; lack of civilization. [1913 Webster] 2. Cruelty; ferociousness; inhumanity. [1913 Webster] Treating Christians with a barbarity which would have… …

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  • 19 Tamable — Tam a*ble, a. Capable of being tamed, subdued, or reclaimed from wildness or savage ferociousness. {Tam a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 Tamableness — Tamable Tam a*ble, a. Capable of being tamed, subdued, or reclaimed from wildness or savage ferociousness. {Tam a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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