Synonyms for (adjective) fierce

Synonyms: boisterous, fierce, rough

Definition: violently agitated and turbulent

Usage: boisterous winds and waves; the fierce thunders roar me their music- Ezra Pound; rough weather; rough seas

Similar words: stormy

Definition: (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion

Usage: a stormy day; wide and stormy seas


Synonyms: fierce, cutthroat, bowelless

Definition: ruthless in competition

Usage: cutthroat competition; bowelless readiness to take advantage

Similar words: merciless, unmerciful

Definition: having or showing no mercy

Usage: the merciless enemy; a merciless critic; gave him a merciless beating


Synonyms: vehement, violent, fierce, trigger-happy, tearing

Definition: marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

Usage: fierce loyalty; in a tearing rage; vehement dislike; violent passions

Similar words: intense

Definition: possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

Usage: intense heat; intense anxiety; intense desire; intense emotion; the skunk's intense acrid odor; intense pain; enemy fire was intense


Synonyms: furious, ferocious, fierce, savage

Definition: marked by extreme and violent energy

Usage: a ferocious beating; fierce fighting; a furious battle

Similar words: violent

Definition: acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

Usage: a violent attack; a violent person; violent feelings; a violent rage; felt a violent dislike