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Related / Similar Words: wilderness, natural state, state of nature, angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, desert, godforsaken, waste, violent, spontaneous, raving, raving mad, untamed, rampantly

 

Definition:
  • a wild and uninhabited area;
  • a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild";
  • (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea";
  • without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes";
  • not subjected to control or restraint; "a piano played with a wild exuberance"- Louis Bromfield;
  • deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet"; "a wild pitch";
  • located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places";
  • (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts";
  • in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with grief";
  • produced without being planted or without human labor; "wild strawberries";
  • talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic";
  • in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants";
  • marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild ideas"; "wild talk"; "wild originality"; "wild parties";
  • in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild"; "roaming wild";
  • in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here";

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    See Also: intractable, unquiet

     

    Hyponyms: barren, waste, wasteland, bush, frontier, crudeness, crudity, primitiveness, primitivism, rudeness

     

    Pertainyms: untamed, rampant

     

    Attributes: wildness

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: divlji   Bulgarian: див  
    Chinese: 野生   Dutch: wild  
    Finnish: villi   French: sauvage  
    German: wild   Greek: άγριος  
    Hungarian: vad   Italian: selvaggio  
    Japanese: 野生   Korean: 야생의  
    Polish: dziki   Portuguese: selvagem  
    Russian: дикий   Slovene: divji  
    Spanish: salvaje   Swedish: vild  
     
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