ferity

[fer-i-tee]

Origin of ferity

1525–35; < Latin feritās, equivalent to fer(us) wild, untamed + -itās -ity
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ferity

noun plural -ties rare
  1. the state of being wild or uncultivated
  2. savagery; ferocity

Word Origin for ferity

C16: from Latin feritās, from ferus savage, untamed
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