Origin of ferine
Related Words for ferineunrelenting, barbarous, murderous, ruthless, atrocious, inhuman, brutal, bloody, fierce, violent, cold-blooded, sadistic, ferocious, destructive, relentless, merciless, harsh, inhumane, savage, rude
Examples from the Web for ferine
Historical Examples of ferine
They are now begun by first throwing a mob into a panic; they are ended only when it has spent its ferine fury.In Defense of Women
H. L. Mencken
He crouched like a beast, ferine—all the obscure and diabolic passion of him ready to spring.Where the Pavement Ends
The only ferine companions we now had were a few hardy quadrupeds and birds, capable of enduring the winter.
Word Origin for ferine
1630s, from Latin ferinus "pertaining to wild animals," from fera "wild beast" (see fierce).