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Definition of Ferocity

Ferocity

  1. Savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty; as, ferocity of countenance.

Ferocity Quotations

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
George Bernard Shaw

Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Bertrand Russell

Here's the problem: I don't like who I've become when my iPhone is within reach. I find myself checking e-mails and responding to texts throughout the day with some kind of Pavlovian ferocity - it's not a conscious act, but a reflexive one.
Josh Radnor

Bengalis love to celebrate their language, their culture, their politics, their fierce attachment to a city that has been famously dying for more than a century. They resent with equal ferocity the reflex stereotyping that labels any civic dysfunction anywhere in the world 'another Calcutta.'
Bharati Mukherjee

All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species.
John W. Gardner
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Ferocity Translations

ferocity in Latin is ferocia
ferocity in Spanish is ferocidad
ferocity in Swedish is vildhet, grymhet