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wild

adjective

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1 living outdoors without taming or domestication by humans
  • wild animals can be shy or aggressive when confronted by humans

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2 existing without human habitation or cultivation
  • that land has been completely wild since the owners abandoned it

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3 marked by turmoil or disturbance especially of natural elements
  • a wild night, full of wind and rain

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4 conceived or made without regard for reason or reality
  • some wild claim that he was abducted by aliens

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6 marked by great and often stressful excitement or activity
  • the holidays were especially wild around here this year

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7 not civilized
  • ancient traces of a wild people who lived in mountain caves

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wild

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of wild (Entry 2 of 3)

wild

noun

Synonyms of wild (Entry 3 of 3)

that part of the physical world that is removed from human habitation
  • some animals aren't meant to live outside of the wild

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The first known use of wild was before the 12th century

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wigwams

wild

wild and woolly

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“Wild.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wild. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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