ferociousness ferociousness


  • (n) the trait of extreme cruelty



  1. In his hometown, Fallujah, he is known for his ferociousness in battle and deep religiosity.
  2. His ferociousness in the orchestra pit was already a legend.
  3. Moreover, since defeating Ali, the champion had defended his title only twice, dispatching a pair of unknowns with less than his usual ferociousness.


  • Jeff Nichols, The Director Of 'Mud,' Talks About His New Sci-Fi Movie, 'Midnight Special'

    In just three movies, director Jeff Nichols has established himself as one of the most interesting American voices working in film today. His first two films, "Shotgun Stories" and "Take Shelter," won over art house crowds with their quiet ferociousness, and his newest movie "Mud" (which hit Blu-ray this week) just became the biggest indie [...]
    on August 7, 2013     Source: MTV


  1. A few days after the alleged killings, Hackett said it was acceptable for Marines to kill suspected insurgents even if they were unarmed "due to the ferociousness of the fight."
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Paul Hackett Source: Forbes

  2. "There are bodies in front of you and bodies that are coming with a little ferociousness," Childress said. "It is probably easily the hardest thing to do besides maybe hitting the curveball, but there is no one punching you in the side of the...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Brad Childress Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "We had to get used to the ferociousness that other teams were coming at us with," said Johnson, last season's coach of the year. "We were still kind of on the summer-vacation level and other teams were playing a lot tougher mentally and...
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Avery Johnson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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