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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ferocity  \Fe*roc"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  ferocitas  fr  ferox,  -ocis, 
  fierce,  kin  to  ferus  wild:  cf  F.  ferocit['e].  See  {Fierce}.] 
  Savage  wildness  or  fierceness;  fury;  cruelty;  as  ferocity  of 
  countenance. 
 
  The  pride  and  ferocity  of  a  Highland  chief.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ferocity 
  n  :  the  property  of  being  wild  or  turbulent;  "the  storm's 
  violence"  [syn:  {fierceness},  {furiousness},  {fury},  {vehemence}, 
  {violence},  {wildness}] 




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