Ferocious vs. Fierce

Ferocious vs. Fierce — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Ferocious and Fierce

Ferociousadjective

Extremely aggressive or violent

a ferocious attack dog.

Fierceadjective

Hostile and violent, especially by nature or temperament; ferocious

The Huns were fierce warriors.

Ferociousadjective

Characterized by or showing extreme aggressiveness or violence

a ferocious glare.ferocious claws.

Fierceadjective

Characterized by or showing hostility

gave us a fierce look.

Ferociousadjective

Extremely powerful or destructive

a ferocious gale.

Fierceadjective

Extremely powerful or destructive

a fierce storm.a fierce flood.

Ferociousadjective

Extreme in activity or feeling; intense

a ferocious demand for a product.ferocious courage.

Fierceadjective

Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent

a fierce debate.fierce loyalty.

Ferociousadjective

Marked by extreme and violent energy.

Fierceadjective

Exceedingly violent, severe, ferocious, cruel or savage.

Ferociousadjective

Extreme or intense.

Fierceadjective

Resolute or strenuously active.

We made a fierce attempt to escape.

Ferociousadjective

marked by extreme and violent energy;

a ferocious beatingfierce fightinga furious battle

Fierceadjective

Threatening in appearance or demeanor.

The lion gave a fierce roar.

Fierceadjective

Excellent, very good.

Q: "How was the party last night?" A: "Fierce!"

Fierceadjective

Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.

Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce.

Fierceadverb

Extremely; very.

It was fierce cold last night.

Fierceadjective

marked by extreme and violent energy;

a ferocious beatingfierce fightinga furious battle

Fierceadjective

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

fierce loyaltyin a tearing ragevehement dislikeviolent passions

Fierceadjective

ruthless in competition;

cutthroat competitionbowelless readiness to take advantage

Fierceadjective

violently agitated and turbulent;

boisterous winds and wavesthe fierce thunders roar me their musicrough weatherrough seas