1. ferocious

adjective. ['fɝˈoʊʃəs'] marked by extreme and violent energy.


  • fierce
  • violent
  • savage


  • unangry
  • calm
  • mild
  • merciful


  • ferox (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ferocious

  • supercalifragilisticexpealidoshus
  • precocious
  • atrocious
  • moshus

How do you pronounce ferocious?

Pronounce ferocious as fərˈoʊʃəs.

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Sentences with ferocious

1. Adjective
It may be a medium-sized species, but these fish pack a strong, ferocious bite for their size.

Quotes about ferocious

1. The ego lusts for satisfaction. It has a prideful ferocious appetite for its version of "truth". It is the most challenging aspect to conquer; the cause for most spiritual turmoil.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"