What is the meaning of fierce?


  • Marked by extreme and violent energy.
    • usage: "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
  • Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
    • usage: "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"
  • Ruthless in competition.
    • usage: "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"
  • Violently agitated and turbulent.
    • usage: "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
|8 years ago|2.3k views|share |citing 
APAWordNet. (2010). fierce. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/fierce/definitions/1174078
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "fierce" http://smartdefine.org/fierce/definitions/1174078 (accessed April 22, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, fierce, Smart Define, viewed 22 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/fierce/definitions/1174078>.
MLAWordNet. "fierce" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/fierce/definitions/1174078>
{ class="autoclick" }next definition (/)