fieriness


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fier·y

 (fīr′ē, fī′ə-rē)
adj. fier·i·er, fier·i·est
1.
a. Consisting of or containing fire.
b. Burning or glowing.
c. Using or effected with fire.
d. Easily ignited; flammable.
2. Having the color of fire; brightly red: fiery hair; a fiery sunset.
3.
a. Torridly hot.
b. Feverishly hot and flushed: fiery cheeks.
c. Being in an inflamed, usually painful condition: a fiery boil.
4.
a. Easily excited or emotionally volatile; tempestuous: a fiery temper.
b. Charged with emotion; spirited: a fiery denunciation.

[Middle English firi, from fir, fire; see fire.]

fier′i·ly adv.
fier′i·ness n.
fier′y adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fieriness - the heat or the color of firefieriness - the heat or the color of fire  
high temperature, hotness, heat - the presence of heat
2.fieriness - a passionate and quick-tempered nature
passion, warmth, heat - the trait of being intensely emotional
Translations

fieriness

n
(of temperament, character)Hitzigkeit f; (of person)Hitzköpfigkeit f, → Hitzigkeit f; (of speech, performance)Feurigkeit f
(= spiciness: of food) → Feurigkeit f
References in classic literature ?
But that's what I've said to myself,--I've said you'd had some nat'ral feeling; and as for my husband, as hasn't been himself for this two months, I'm not a-defending him, in no way, for being so hot about th' erigation,--not but what there's worse men, for he never wronged nobody of a shilling nor a penny, not willingly; and as for his fieriness and lawing, what could I do?
"Everyone knows he's such a nice guy but beneath all of that is this fieriness and competitiveness and he's also one of the more detail-oriented guys that we know of."
Emma Naomi (The Cherry Orchard, Royal Exchange Theatre), Sophie Mercell (Let Me Play the Lion, The Barbican) and Tupele Dorgu (Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory) portray their characters - the selfless Lucy-Rose Atkins, loyal Abbie Williams and driven Elizabeth Gurley Flynn - with a fieriness invoking trust as opposed to fear which is refreshing.
"There is quite a bit of fieriness, a few tears and a lot of action.
That flinty eyed fieriness was there too, his irrational rages burning up the TV screen on BBC Two last week as his poweraddled and conflicted dictator began a long, slow descent into dementia.
That flinty-eyed fieriness was there too, his irrational rages burning up the TV screen on BBC Two last week as his poweraddled and conflicted dictator began a long, slow descent into dementia.
"If he does come out here we wish him well and hope he brings the fieriness to the cricket."
8, Robredo demonstrated a bit of her fieriness when she declared her intent at an Inquirer forum to be 'the unifying voice of all those who have expressed either disgust or opposition to the policies of this administration.'
It's embedded in the robust dining scene as well: Chefs here graze freely at a buffet of international influences, sampling a touch of pan-Asian fieriness, borrowing the smoky carnivorousness of Latin American grill culture, absorbing classical French technique and then totally transforming it.
retention was awful, deliveries into the box were aimless - the the box were aimless - the fieriness of the pitch was fieriness of the pitch was making life look harder than making life look harder than it should have been.
The seeds and membranes hold over 80 per cent of the heat, so if you remove them, you can greatly reduce their fieriness.