fierceness
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fierceness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of animal, look)
a. la fiereza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of fighting)
a. el encarnizamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of heat)
a. la intensidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of contest, argument, criticism)
a. la violencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (of loyalty)
a. el fervor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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fierceness [ˈfɪəsnɪs]
noun
1 (ferocity) [of animal, person] ferocidad (f)
"Christ!" my mother answered, and all of her fierceness began to display itself now Sometimes the bull, to prove his fierceness, sticks his horns into the planks I had heard stories of the fierceness of the natives of some far-off lands
2 (intensity) [of heat, sun, passion] intensidad (f); [of storm] furia (f)
the sun had lost some of its fierceness the fierceness of teh blaze drove them back But the real fierceness of desire, the real heat of a passion long continued and withering up the soul of a man is the craving for identity with the woman he loves nothing mattered except the fierceness of their passion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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