Thesaurus

wild

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wild

  1. 1 living outdoors without taming or domestication by humans wild animals can be shy or aggressive when confronted by humans Synonyms of wild feral, savage, unbroken, undomesticated, untamed, wilding Words Related to wild uncontrolled, undocile, unsubdued, untrained; bestial, brutal, brute; barbarous, uncivilized Near Antonyms of wild controlled, docile, familiar, semidomesticated, subdued, submissive; halterbroken, housebroken, trained; civilized, semicivilized, socialized Antonyms of wild broken, busted, domestic, domesticated, gentled, tame, tamed

  2. 2 existing without human habitation or cultivation that land has been completely wild since the owners abandoned it Synonyms of wild natural, uncultivated, untamed, virgin Words Related to wild native; uninhabited, unpeopled, unsettled; overgrown, spontaneous, untended; waste; undeveloped; desolate, forlorn, howling Near Antonyms of wild inhabited; developed; seminatural Antonyms of wild cultivated, tamed

  3. 3 marked by turmoil or disturbance especially of natural elements a wild night, full of wind and rain Synonyms of wild rough, rugged, stormy, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent Words Related to wild blustering, blustery, raging, violent; brutal, harsh, severe; roily, unquiet, unsettled; bleak, inclement, nasty, raw, squally Near Antonyms of wild calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, tranquil; bright, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded

  4. 4 conceived or made without regard for reason or reality some wild claim that he was abducted by aliens Synonyms of wild absurd, bizarre, crazy, fanciful, foolish, insane, nonsensical, preposterous, unreal, fantasticWords Related to wild implausible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unthinkable; extravagant, grotesque; bizarro, curious, eccentric, far-out, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), odd, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, screwy, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird; farcical, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous; Alice-in-Wonderland, Kafkaesque, nightmarish; dreamlike, surrealAntonyms of wild realistic, reasonable

  5. 5 different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion public speakers in the park typically spout some wild ideas Synonyms of wild bizarre, bizarro, cranky, crazy, curious, eccentric, erratic, far-out, funky, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), offbeat, off-kilter, off-the-wall, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, remarkable, rum [chiefly British], screwy, spaced-out, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird, weirdo, oddWords Related to wild aberrant, abnormal, addlepated, flaky; extraordinary, fantastic (also fantastical), freak, freakish, freaky, phantasmagoric (or phantasmagorical), phenomenal; atypical, rare, singular, uncommon, uncustomary, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, prominent, salient, striking; atrocious, outrageous, shocking; crotchety, idiosyncratic, nonconformist, nonmainstream, out-there, unconventional, unorthodox; baffling, bewildering, confounding, mystifying, perplexing, puzzlingNear Antonyms of wild average, commonplace, everyday, garden, normal, ordinary, prosaic, routine, run-of-the-mill, standard, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usual, workaday; conformist, conservative, conventional; expected, familiar, knee-jerk, predictable; common, customary, frequent, habitual, regular, wonted

  6. 6 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity the holidays were especially wild around here this year Synonyms of wild delirious, ferocious, feverish, fierce, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, mad, rabid, violent, furiousWords Related to wild concentrated, high-pressured, intense, intensive, vehement; excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, immoderate, inordinate, lavish, overmuch, overweening, unconscionable, undue; crazed, crazy, demented, deranged, insane, irrational, lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac)Near Antonyms of wild calm, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, subdued, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, untroubled; moderate, reasonable, temperate; casual, easygoing, low-pressure; balanced, sane, soundAntonyms of wild relaxed

  7. 7 not civilized ancient traces of a wild people who lived in mountain caves Synonyms of wild barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, heathen, heathenish, natural, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), rude, uncivil, uncivilized, uncultivated, savageWords Related to wild coarse, crude, primitive, rough; uncouth, unculturedNear Antonyms of wild cultured, enlightened, humane, sophisticated; genteel, polished, polite, refined, urbane, well-bred; semicivilizedAntonyms of wild civilized

  8. 8 showing urgent desire or interest they're just wild to go on the ecotour through the Amazon rain forest Synonyms of wild agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], thirsty, voracious, eagerWords Related to wild engaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willingNear Antonyms of wild casual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, unwillingAntonyms of wild apathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic


wild

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wild


wild

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wild

  1. that part of the physical world that is removed from human habitation some animals aren't meant to live outside of the wild Synonyms of wild open, open air, outdoors, out-of-doors, nature, wildernessWords Related to wild backwoods, bush, country, frontier, hinterland, sticks, up-country; outside, without; badland, barren, desert, waste, wasteland



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