Wild vs. Passionate

Wild vs. Passionate — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Wild and Passionate

Wildadjective

Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed

wild geese.edible wild plants.

Passionateadjective

Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions

a family of passionate personalities.

Wildadjective

Not inhabited or farmed

remote, wild country.

Passionateadjective

Wrathful by temperament; choleric.

Wildadjective

Uncivilized or barbarous.

Passionateadjective

Marked by strong sexual desire; amorous or lustful.

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Wildadjective

Lacking supervision or restraint

wild children living in the street.

Passionateadjective

Showing or expressing strong emotion; ardent

a passionate speech against injustice.

Wildadjective

Disorderly; unruly

a wild scene in the school cafeteria.

Passionateadjective

Arising from or marked by passion

a teacher who is passionate about her subject.

Wildadjective

Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious

recalled his wild youth with remorse.

Passionateadjective

Given to strong feeling, sometimes romantic, sexual, or both.

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Wildadjective

Lacking regular order or arrangement; disarranged

wild locks of long hair.

Passionateadjective

Fired with intense feeling.

Wildadjective

Full of, marked by, or suggestive of strong, uncontrolled emotion

wild with jealousy.a wild look in his eye.a wild rage.

Passionateadjective

(obsolete) Suffering; sorrowful.

Wildadjective

Extravagant; fantastic

a wild idea.

Passionatenoun

A passionate individual.

Wildadjective

Furiously disturbed or turbulent; stormy

wild weather.

Passionateverb

(obsolete) To fill with passion, or with another given emotion.

Wildadjective

Risky; imprudent

wild financial schemes.

Passionateverb

(obsolete) To express with great emotion.

Wildadjective

Impatiently eager

wild to get away for the weekend.

Passionateadjective

having or expressing strong emotions

Wildadjective

(Informal) Highly enthusiastic

just wild about the new music.

Wildadjective

Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded

wild accusations.a wild guess.

Wildadjective

Deviating greatly from an intended course; erratic

a wild bullet.

Wildadjective

(Games) Having an equivalence or value determined by the cardholder's choice

playing poker with deuces wild.

Wildadverb

In a wild manner

growing wild.roaming wild.

Wildnoun

A natural or undomesticated state

returned the zoo animals to the wild.plants that grow abundantly in the wild.

Wildnoun

often wilds A region that is mostly uninhabited or uncultivated

the wilds of the northern steppes.

Wildverb

To go about in a group threatening, robbing, or attacking others.

Wildadjective

Untamed; not domesticated; specifically, in an unbroken line of undomesticated animals (as opposed to feral, referring to undomesticated animals whose ancestors were domesticated).

Przewalski's horses are the only remaining wild horses.

Wildadjective

From or relating to wild creatures.

wild honey

Wildadjective

Unrestrained or uninhibited.

I was filled with wild rage when I discovered the infidelity, and punched a hole in the wall.

Wildadjective

Raucous, unruly, or licentious.

The fraternity was infamous for its wild parties, which frequently resulted in police involvement.

Wildadjective

Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.

Her mother was wild with fear when she didn't return home after the party.

Wildadjective

Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.

After a week on the trail without a mirror, my hair was wild and dirty.

Wildadjective

Enthusiastic.

I'm not wild about the idea of a two day car trip with my nephews, but it's my only option.

Wildadjective

Inaccurate.

The novice archer fired a wild shot and hit her opponent's target.

Wildadjective

Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.

a wild roadstead

Wildadjective

(nautical) Hard to steer; said of a vessel.

Wildadjective

Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.

Wildadjective

(slang) Amazing, awesome, unbelievable.

Did you hear? Pat won the lottery! - Wow, that's wild!

Wildadjective

Able to stand in for others, e.g. a card in games, or a text character in computer pattern matching.

In this card game, aces are wild: they can take the place of any other card.

Wildadverb

Inaccurately; not on target.

The javelin flew wild and struck a spectator, to the horror of all observing.

Wildnoun

The undomesticated state of a wild animal

After mending the lion's leg, we returned him to the wild.

Wildnoun

a wilderness

Wildverb

To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.

Wildnoun

a wild primitive state untouched by civilization;

he lived in the wild

Wildnoun

a wild and uninhabited area

Wildadjective

marked by extreme lack of restraint or control;

wild ideaswild talkwild originalitywild parties

Wildadjective

in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated;

wild geeseedible wild plants

Wildadjective

in a state of extreme emotion;

wild with angerwild with grief

Wildadjective

deviating widely from an intended course;

a wild bulleta wild pitch

Wildadjective

(of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud;

a violent clash of colorsher dress was a violent reda violent noisewild colorswild shouts

Wildadjective

not subjected to control or restraint;

a piano played with a wild exuberance

Wildadjective

talking or behaving irrationally;

a raving lunatic

Wildadjective

produced without being planted or without human labor;

wild strawberries

Wildadjective

located in a dismal or remote area; desolate;

a desert islanda godforsaken wilderness crossroadsa wild stretch of landwaste places

Wildadjective

without civilizing influences;

barbarian invadersbarbaric practicesa savage peoplefighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficientwild tribes

Wildadjective

(of the elements) as if showing violent anger;

angry clouds on the horizonfurious windsthe raging sea

Wildadverb

in an uncontrolled and rampant manner;

weeds grew rampantly around here

Wildadverb

in a wild or undomesticated manner;

growing wildroaming wild