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  Definition of wild
  1. a wild and uninhabited area
  2. a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild"
  3. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
  4. 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"
  5. not subjected to control or restraint; "a piano played with a wild exuberance"- Louis Bromfield
  6. deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet"; "a wild pitch"
  7. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
  8. (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"
  9. in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with grief"
  10. produced without being planted or without human labor; "wild strawberries"
  11. talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic"
  12. in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants"
  13. marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild ideas"; "wild talk"; "wild originality"; "wild parties"
  14. in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild"; "roaming wild"
  15. in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here"
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

 

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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