Definition of Ferocity

1. Noun. The property of being wild or turbulent. "The storm's violence"




Definition of Ferocity

1. n. Savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance.

Definition of Ferocity

1. Noun. The condition of being ferocious. ¹

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Definition of Ferocity

1. fierceness [n -TIES] - See also: fierceness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ferocity

fernings
ferninst
fernless
fernlike
ferns
fernshaw
fernshaws
fernticle
fernticles
ferny
ferocious
ferociously
ferociousness
ferociousnesses
ferocities
ferocity (current term)
feroher
ferohers
feromone
feromones
ferous
feroxyhyte
feroxyhytes
ferr-
ferralsol
ferralsols
ferrandine
ferrandines
ferrarisite
ferrary

Literary usage of Ferocity

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1. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"The ferocity of the conflict. about 80000 members. Many of the members of this association were in ... Nothing could have so surely deepened the ferocity ..."

2. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"As for brandy and rum, it was necessary to guard the casks with great care to prevent these thirsty allies from breaking them open ; and when ferocity of ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... is much more natural than if it arose from a mere proverbial character of these people for ferocity, which was common to them with many others. ..."

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