Definition of fierceness in US English:

fierceness

noun

  • See fierce

    • ‘The show has come back a year after the first episode of the American version premiered in Canada - but disappointingly, with hardly any new fierceness.’
    • ‘Exhibiting the quiet but chilling fierceness that only the surest confidence can instil, he remained a man of few words.’
    • ‘Grumpiness is not necessarily attractive, but fierceness and determination are definitely qualities that I admire.’
    • ‘Lions symbolize good luck and their fierceness scares off evil spirits.’
    • ‘Given the fierceness with which I have criticized Mr. Kristof on occasion, I actually felt embarrassed about going up and talking to him.’

Pronunciation

fierceness

/ˈfi(ə)rsnəs/