ferity

noun
fer·​i·​ty | \ ˈfer-ət-ē How to pronounce ferity (audio) \
plural ferities

Definition of ferity

archaic
: the quality or state of being feral also : barbarity

First Known Use of ferity

1534, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ferity

Latin feritas, from ferus

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“Ferity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferity. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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