Definition of Fierce

1. Adjective. Marked by extreme and violent energy. "A furious battle"

Exact synonyms: Ferocious, Furious, Savage
Similar to: Violent
Derivative terms: Ferociousness, Ferocity, Fierceness, Furiousness, Savageness



2. Adjective. Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid. "Violent passions"
Exact synonyms: Tearing, Trigger-happy, Vehement, Violent
Similar to: Intense
Derivative terms: Fierceness

3. Adjective. Ruthless in competition. "Bowelless readiness to take advantage"
Exact synonyms: Bowelless, Cutthroat
Similar to: Merciless, Unmerciful
Derivative terms: Fierceness

4. Adjective. Violently agitated and turbulent. "Rough seas"
Exact synonyms: Boisterous, Rough
Similar to: Stormy
Derivative terms: Boisterousness, Fierceness, Roughness

Definition of Fierce

1. a. Furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous; as, a fierce wind.

Definition of Fierce

1. Adjective. Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage. ¹

2. Adjective. Resolute or strenuously active. ¹

3. Adjective. Threatening in appearance or demeanor. ¹

4. Adjective. (slang Ireland rural) very, excellent. ¹

5. Adjective. (slang US) Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fierce

1. violently hostile or aggressive [adj FIERCER, FIERCEST] : FIERCELY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fierce

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fiend
fiendful
fiendish
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fierasfer
fierce (current term)
fiercely
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Literary usage of Fierce

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"They near'd each other on the field, and first 1020 Across the yoke and reins fierce Ares cast A brazen spear, infuriate for his life. ..."

2. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"Among the people of Lord Baltimore's colony, as among English-speaking people in general, one might observe a fierce spirit of political A fierce liberty ..."

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