fierceness fierceness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property of being wild or turbulent

Usage(s):

  1. It growled and snarled with mock fierceness or licked the hand that caressed it.
  2. There is an innate fierceness to the Bush women.
  3. He banged on it with a sort of symbolic fierceness.

News

  • EAGLES: McCoy showing maturity as face of ALS charity softball game

    LANCASTER - For a while there, LeSean McCoy sure didn't seem like the guy you would want pitching an ALS Society fundraiser. The fierceness that made McCoy a Pro Bowl running back with the Eagles two years ago got the ultimate competitor in trouble off the field. Last night, McCoy didn't seem remotely like the guy who went toe-to-toe on Twitter with the mother of his son, an ugly exchange in ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Mercury

Quotes

  1. "I was quite taken aback by the controversy and fierceness of the reviews about a character we don't really know too much about," Stone told reporters in London Wednesday before the film's British premiere.
    on Jan 6, 2005 By: Oliver Stone Source: USA Today

  2. "Brom appealed to me," Irons says. "He has a wryness and fierceness, but at the same time he's a good man."
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Jeremy Irons Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "The irony of my being in the public eye, with such fierceness in the moments that I [was], is that I actually am uncomfortable being in the public eye," says Morissette, now 34. "It's not my preference to be out there in that way."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Alanis Morissette Source: Broward New Times

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