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ferocity

[ fuh-ros-i-tee ]
/ fəˈrɒs ɪ ti /
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Definition of ferocity

noun
a ferocious quality or state; savage fierceness.
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Origin of ferocity

1600–10; <Latin ferōcitās, equivalent to ferōc-, stem of ferōxferocious + -itās-ity

OTHER WORDS FROM ferocity

non·fe·roc·i·ty, noun

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