Synonyms of ferocious in English:

ferocious


See definition of ferocious

adjective

1‘bears are ferocious animals’

SYNONYMS

fierce, savage, wild, feral, untamed

predatory, rapacious, ravening, aggressive, dangerous

ANTONYMS

tame, gentle

2‘a ferocious attack on a policeman’

SYNONYMS

brutal, brutish, vicious, violent, bloody, barbarous, barbaric, savage, sadistic, ruthless, remorseless, cruel, pitiless, merciless, heartless, bloodthirsty, murderous, tigerish, wolfish

wicked, inhuman, monstrous, abominable, fiendish, hellish, diabolical

British informal beastly

literary fell

archaic sanguinary

ANTONYMS

gentle

3‘the ferocious midday sun’

SYNONYMS

intense, extreme, strong, powerful, fierce, burning, searing

severe, acute, unbearable, insufferable, hellish, diabolical

ANTONYMS

mild