noun fe·roc·i·ty \fə-ˈrä-sə-tē\

: a very fierce or violent quality : the quality or state of being ferocious

Full Definition of FEROCITY

:  the quality or state of being ferocious

Examples of FEROCITY

  1. the ferocity of the lion's attack
  2. We were stunned by the ferocity of the storm.

First Known Use of FEROCITY



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