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    wild - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wild

    Definition
    (noun) a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    Example Sentence
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
    Definition
    (noun) a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    Synonyms : wilderness
    Example Sentence
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers
    Definition
    (adj) marked by extreme lack of restraint or control
    Example Sentence
    • wild talk
    • wild parties
    Definition
    (adj) in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated
    Synonyms : untamed
    Example Sentence
    • wild geese
    • edible wild plants
    Definition
    (adj) in a state of extreme emotion
    Example Sentence
    • wild with anger
    • wild with grief
    Definition
    (adj) deviating widely from an intended course
    Example Sentence
    • a wild bullet
    • he threw a wild pitch
    Definition
    (adj) (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
    Synonyms : violent
    Example Sentence
    • a violent clash of colors
    • her dress was a violent red
    • a violent noise
    • wild colors
    • wild shouts
    Definition
    (adj) without a basis in reason or fact
    Example Sentence
    • baseless gossip
    • the allegations proved groundless
    • idle fears
    • unfounded suspicions
    • unwarranted jealousy
    Definition
    (adj) talking or behaving irrationally
    Synonyms : raving mad
    Example Sentence
    • a raving lunatic
    Definition
    (adj) involving risk or danger
    Synonyms : hazardous , risky
    Example Sentence
    • skydiving is a hazardous sport
    • extremely risky going out in the tide and fog
    • a wild financial scheme
    Definition
    (adj) fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
    Synonyms : fantastic
    Example Sentence
    • a fantastic idea of his own importance
    Definition
    (adj) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate
    Synonyms : godforsaken , waste
    Example Sentence
    • a desert island
    • a godforsaken wilderness crossroads
    • a wild stretch of land
    • waste places
    Definition
    (adj) intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    Synonyms : crazy , dotty , gaga
    Example Sentence
    • crazy about cars and racing
    • he is potty about her
    Definition
    (adj) without civilizing influences
    Example Sentence
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient
    • wild tribes
    Definition
    (adj) (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    Synonyms : angry , furious , raging , tempestuous
    Example Sentence
    • angry clouds on the horizon
    • furious winds
    • the raging sea
    Definition
    (adv) in an uncontrolled and rampant manner
    Synonyms : rampantly
    Example Sentence
    • weeds grew rampantly around here
    Definition
    (adv) in a wild or undomesticated manner
    Example Sentence
    • growing wild
    • roaming wild
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