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1. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] marked by extreme lack of restraint or control.

Synonyms

  • unquiet
  • frenzied
  • mad
  • disorderly
  • chaotic
  • frantic
  • manic
  • unrestrained
  • delirious
  • excited

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • plowed
  • discontinuous
  • tractability

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wild

  • restyled
  • compiled
  • reviled
  • refiled
  • beguiled
  • styled
  • smiled
  • wylde
  • weild
  • tiled
  • schild
  • riled
  • piled
  • mild
  • filed
  • child

Example sentences of the word wild


1. Adjective
If your cat got a hold of some wild mushrooms, look out for the following symptoms:

Quotes containing the word wild


1. Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
- Norman Rockwell

2. Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts of life is to sow them at the right time.
- Richard Le Gallienne

3. Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
- Mary Oliver

2. wild-eyed

adjective. appearing extremely agitated.

Antonyms

  • realistic

3. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] in a state of extreme emotion.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated.

Synonyms

  • ferine
  • semi-wild
  • unbroken
  • wildness
  • intractable
  • feral
  • savage
  • untamed

Antonyms

  • tameness
  • tame
  • imperfect
  • broken

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] deviating widely from an intended course.

Antonyms

  • reserved

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wild

adverb. ['ˈwaɪld'] in an uncontrolled and rampant manner.

Antonyms

  • docile

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud.

Synonyms

  • violent

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • underspend

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] located in a dismal or remote area; desolate.

Synonyms

  • godforsaken
  • inhospitable

Antonyms

  • unexcited
  • unreactive
  • rural area

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] without civilizing influences.

Synonyms

  • barbarian
  • uncivilized
  • uncivilised
  • noncivilized
  • savage
  • barbaric

Antonyms

  • wise
  • orderly
  • tidy
  • organized

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wild

adjective. ['ˈwaɪld'] (of the elements) as if showing violent anger.

Synonyms

  • stormy
  • raging
  • tempestuous
  • angry

Antonyms

  • unagitated
  • easy
  • untroubled
  • unangry

Etymology

  • wilde (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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