fierce definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at cruel.
    • Very severe or violent; awful: "the tough thunders roar me personally their particular music” ( Ezra Pound).
    • exceptionally intense or ardent: brutal commitment. See Synonyms at extreme.
    • Strenuously active or resolute: a fierce attempt to escape.
    • Informal very hard or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at harsh.
    • Savage or threatening in appearance.
    • Very extreme or violent; awful: "the fierce thunders roar me their particular songs” ( Ezra Pound).
    • very violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
    • acutely intense or ardent: fierce respect. See Synonyms at intense.
    • Resolute or strenuously active.
    • Strenuously active or resolute: a fierce attempt to escape.
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at harsh.
    • Informal extremely tough or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Very serious or violent; bad: "the brutal thunders roar myself their particular songs” ( Ezra Pound).
    • Savage or threatening to look at.
    • Extremely intense or ardent: intense respect. See Synonyms at extreme.
    • exceptionally violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
    • Strenuously energetic or resolute: a fierce make an effort to escape.
    • Resolute or strenuously active.
    • Informal Very difficult or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Savage or threatening in features.
    • Threatening in features or demeanor.
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at harsh.
    • Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
    • Extremely violent, serious, ferocious or savage.
    • really, exceptional.
    • Extremely extreme or violent; bad: "the brutal thunders roar myself their particular songs” ( Ezra Pound).
    • really, exceptional.
    • Resolute or strenuously energetic.
    • Extremely intense or ardent: fierce commitment. See Synonyms at extreme.
    • Of exemplary high quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    • Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    • Threatening to look at or demeanor.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Strenuously active or resolute: a fierce attempt to escape.
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at harsh.
    • extremely, exemplary.
    • Vehement in fury or cruelty; ready or eager to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire terror; ferocious.
    • casual Very difficult or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Extremely serious or violent; terrible: "the brutal thunders roar myself their songs” ( Ezra Lb).
    • Of exceptional high quality, displaying boldness or chutzpah.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • Savage or threatening to look at.
    • excessively intense or ardent: tough commitment. See Synonyms at extreme.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Strenuously active or resolute: a fierce try to escape.
    • very violent, serious, ferocious or savage.
    • Vehement in fury or cruelty; prepared or wanting to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire horror; ferocious.
    • Resolute or strenuously active.
    • Informal extremely tough or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • Threatening in features or demeanor.
    • Savage or threatening in appearance.
    • really, exemplary.
    • Extremely violent, serious, ferocious or savage.
    • Resolute or strenuously active.
    • Threatening to look at or demeanor.
    • extremely, exceptional.
    • Of excellent quality, displaying boldness or chutzpah.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Vehement in fury or cruelty; prepared or eager to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire horror; ferocious.
    • Vehement in anger or cruelty; ready or eager to eliminate or injure; of a nature to encourage terror; ferocious.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • ruthless in competition
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • marked by severe intensity of emotions or beliefs; likely to react violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • ruthless in competitors
    • marked by severe power of feelings or convictions; willing to react violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by extreme and violent energy
    • Of excellent high quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Vehement in anger or cruelty; prepared or eager to destroy or injure; of a nature to encourage horror; ferocious.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • marked by extreme and violent power
    • ruthless in competitors
    • marked by severe strength of feelings or beliefs; inclined to react violently; fervid
    • ruthless in competition
    • marked by severe strength of thoughts or convictions; likely to react violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by severe and violent power
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by extreme and violent power
    • ruthless in competition
    • marked by severe strength of emotions or beliefs; inclined to respond violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by extreme and violent energy
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at cruel.
    • Having a savage and violent nature; ferocious. See Synonyms at cruel.
    • Very serious or violent; awful: "the tough thunders roar me personally their songs” ( Ezra Pound).
    • Very severe or violent; awful: "the intense thunders roar me their music” ( Ezra Pound).
    • exceptionally intense or ardent: tough commitment. See Synonyms at extreme.
    • excessively intense or ardent: brutal loyalty. See Synonyms at intense.
    • Strenuously active or resolute: a fierce make an effort to escape.
    • Strenuously energetic or resolute: a fierce make an effort to escape.
    • casual extremely tough or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Informal Very difficult or unpleasant: a fierce exam.
    • Savage or threatening in features.
    • Savage or threatening in features.
    • Extremely violent, extreme, ferocious or savage.
    • severely violent, extreme, ferocious or savage.
    • Resolute or strenuously energetic.
    • Threatening in features or demeanor.
    • very, excellent.
    • Of exceptional high quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Resolute or strenuously active.
    • Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
    • extremely, exemplary.
    • Vehement in fury or cruelty; ready or wanting to eliminate or injure; of a nature to motivate terror; ferocious.
    • Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • ruthless in competition
    • marked by severe intensity of emotions or convictions; likely to react violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by extreme and violent energy
    • Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous.
    • Vehement in anger or cruelty; ready or eager to eliminate or injure; of a nature to inspire horror; ferocious.
    • Excessively earnest, eager, or ardent.
    • ruthless in competitors
    • marked by severe intensity of emotions or convictions; willing to respond violently; fervid
    • violently agitated and turbulent
    • marked by severe and violent power
  • others:
    • crazy, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious disposition or intention: because, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Ferocious in quality or manifestation; suggesting or marked by savage cruelty or rage.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; enthusiastic; ardent.
    • crazy, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious personality or objective: since, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Wild; disordered; terrible.
    • Ferocious in high quality or manifestation; suggesting or marked by savage cruelty or trend.
    • Strong; effective.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; enthusiastic; ardent.
    • Great; huge (of number).
    • Wild; disordered; dreadful.
    • Brisk; lively.
    • powerful; effective.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • Great; large (of number).
    • Brisk; vibrant.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, fell, fiery, passionate, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • crazy, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious disposition or purpose: because, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • crazy, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious disposition or intention: since, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Ferocious in quality or manifestation; showing or marked by savage cruelty or rage.
    • Ferocious in quality or manifestation; suggesting or marked by savage cruelty or rage.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; enthusiastic; ardent.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; passionate; ardent.
    • Wild; disordered; terrible.
    • crazy; disordered; terrible.
    • Strong; powerful.
    • Great; huge (of quantity).
    • Strong; powerful.
    • Brisk; vibrant.
    • Great; huge (of quantity).
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, dropped, fiery, passionate, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • crazy, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious personality or objective: because, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Ferocious in high quality or manifestation; showing or marked by savage cruelty or rage.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; enthusiastic; ardent.
    • Wild; disordered; dreadful.
    • Strong; effective.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • Brisk; vibrant.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, fell, fiery, enthusiastic, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • Great; large (of number).
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, fell, fiery, enthusiastic, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • Brisk; vibrant.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, fell, fiery, enthusiastic, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • Wild, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious disposition or intention: because, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Ferocious in high quality or manifestation; suggesting or marked by savage cruelty or rage.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; enthusiastic; ardent.
    • Wild; disordered; terrible.
    • Strong; powerful.
    • Great; big (of quantity).
    • Brisk; lively.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, dropped, fiery, enthusiastic, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.
    • Wild, as a beast; savage; ferocious; having a cruel or rapacious personality or purpose: as, a fierce lion; a fierce pursuer.
    • Ferocious in high quality or manifestation; suggesting or marked by savage cruelty or trend.
    • Violent; vehement; impetuous; passionate; ardent.
    • crazy; disordered; dreadful.
    • Strong; effective.
    • Great; huge (of quantity).
    • Brisk; vibrant.
    • Sudden; precipitate.
    • =Syn. 1–3. Infuriate, dropped, fiery, passionate, barbarous, rapacious, ravenous.

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