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wild

 (wīld)
adj. wild·er, wild·est
1. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed: wild geese; edible wild plants.
2. Not inhabited or farmed: remote, wild country.
3. Uncivilized or barbarous.
4.
a. Lacking supervision or restraint: wild children living in the street.
b. Disorderly; unruly: a wild scene in the school cafeteria.
c. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious: recalled his wild youth with remorse.
5. Lacking regular order or arrangement; disarranged: wild locks of long hair.
6. Full of, marked by, or suggestive of strong, uncontrolled emotion: wild with jealousy; a wild look in his eye; a wild rage.
7. Extravagant; fantastic: a wild idea.
8. Furiously disturbed or turbulent; stormy: wild weather.
9. Risky; imprudent: wild financial schemes.
10.
a. Impatiently eager: wild to get away for the weekend.
b. Informal Highly enthusiastic: just wild about the new music.
11. Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded: wild accusations; a wild guess.
12. Deviating greatly from an intended course; erratic: a wild bullet.
13. Games Having an equivalence or value determined by the cardholder's choice: playing poker with deuces wild.
adv.
In a wild manner: growing wild; roaming wild.
n.
1. A natural or undomesticated state: returned the zoo animals to the wild; plants that grow abundantly in the wild.
2. often wilds A region that is mostly uninhabited or uncultivated: the wilds of the northern steppes.
intr.v. wild·ed, wild·ing, wilds
To go about in a group threatening, robbing, or attacking others.

[Middle English wilde, from Old English.]

wild′ly adv.
wild′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.wildly - to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree; "the storyline is wildly unrealistic"
2.wildly - in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner; "He gesticulated wildly"
3.wildly - with violent and uncontrollable passion; "attacked wildly, slashing and stabbing over and over"
Translations
بِوَحْشِيَّه
vildt
brjálæîislega
çılgıncavahşîce

wildly

[ˈwaɪldlɪ] ADV
1. (= ecstatically) [shout] → como loco; [applaud] → a rabiar, como loco
the Democrats were cheering wildly for their nomineelos demócratas vitoreaban como locos a su candidato nominado
2. (= frantically) [stare, look] → con cara de espanto; [gesture] → como loco, violentamente
the driver was gesticulating wildlyel conductor gesticulaba como loco or violentamente
3. (= violently) [hit out, throw] → violentamente, como loco
4. (= crazily, rashly) [guess] → sin pensarlo mucho; [promise] → en un arrebato; [exaggerated] → muy
5. (= haphazardly) [shoot] → a lo loco, a tontas y a locas; [fluctuate, vary] → muchísimo
6. (= extremely) wildly happy/enthusiasticloco de felicidad/entusiasmo
Naomi was wildly jealous of her sisterNaomi sentía unos celos locos de su hermana
a wildly improbable storyuna historia disparatadísima
a wildly inaccurate estimateun cálculo que dista/distaba muchísimo de la realidad

wildly

[ˈwaɪldli] adv
(= energetically) [applaud, cheer] → frénétiquement; [wave, gesticulate] → frénétiquement
The audience applauded wildly → Le public applaudit frénétiquement.
(= at random) [hit, grab] → frénétiquement
He hit out wildly at his captors → Il se débattait frénétiquement contre ses ravisseurs.
She splashed about wildly, trying to reach the edge of the pool → Elle battait des bras frénétiquement, essayant d'atteindre le bord de la piscine.
(used for emphasis) [happy, optimistic] → follement
The government's forecasts are wildly optimistic → Les prévisions du gouvernement sont follement optimistes.
wildly successful → qui rencontre un succès fou
a wildly successful choreographer → un chorégraphe qui rencontre un succès fou
wildly popular → immensément populaire
(= to a great degree) [different] → radicalement
They gave wildly different versions of what happened → Leurs versions de ce qui s'est passé diffèrent du tout au tout., Ils ont donné des versions radicalement différentes de ce qui s'est passé.
[vary, differ] → du tout au tout
The standard varies wildly → La qualité varie du tout au tout.

wildly

adv
(= violently)wild, heftig
(= in disorder)wirr; his hair fell wildly over his foreheadsein Haar fiel ihm wirr in die Stirn
(= without aim)wild; to hit out wildlywild um sich schlagen; to shoot wildlywild drauflosschießen
(= extravagantly) guessdrauflos, ins Blaue hinein; talkunausgegoren; happyrasend; exaggeratedstark, maßlos; wrong, differenttotal, völlig; I think she is being wildly optimisticich denke, dass sie maßlos or übertrieben optimistisch ist
(= excitedly, distractedly)wild, aufgeregt
(= riotously)wild

wildly

[ˈwaɪldlɪ] adv (gen) → violentemente; (behave) → in modo sfrenato; (talk) → fervorosamente; (rush around) → come un(a) pazzo/a; (exaggerate) → largamente; (applaud, cheer) → freneticamente
to guess wildly → tirare a indovinare
wildly happy/enthusiastic → terribilmente felice/entusiasta
her heart was beating wildly → il cuore le batteva forte

wild

(waild) adjective
1. (of animals) not tamed. wolves and other wild animals.
2. (of land) not cultivated.
3. uncivilized or lawless; savage. wild tribes.
4. very stormy; violent. a wild night at sea; a wild rage.
5. mad, crazy, insane etc. wild with hunger; wild with anxiety.
6. rash. a wild hope.
7. not accurate or reliable. a wild guess.
8. very angry.
ˈwildly adverb
ˈwildness noun
ˈwildfire: spread like wildfire
(of eg news) to spread extremely fast.
ˈwildfowl noun plural
wild birds, especially water birds such as ducks, geese etc.
ˌwild-ˈgoose chase
an attempt to catch or find something one cannot possibly obtain.
ˈwildlife noun
wild animals, birds, insects etc collectively. to protect wildlife.
in the wild
(of an animal) in its natural surroundings. Young animals have to learn to look after themselves in the wild.
the wilds
the uncultivated areas (of a country etc). They're living out in the wilds of Australia somewhere.
the Wild Westwest
References in classic literature ?
IN Heaven a spirit doth dwell "Whose heart-strings are a lute;" None sing so wildly well As the angel Israfel, And the giddy stars (so legends tell) Ceasing their hymns, attend the spell Of his voice, all mute.
She caught her breath and sobbed wildly for a moment.
And now I stood in the very dingle where they had so often and so wildly met; and it was all gone, quite gone away for ever.
The lightning, darting and flashing through the blackness, showed wildly waving branches, whipping streamers and bending trunks.
In the meantime that rascal, Pinocchio, free now from the clutches of the Carabineer, was running wildly across fields and meadows, taking one short cut after another toward home.
There was a brief clash of hot weapons, then the guard scattered wildly, and Robin Hood's men formed in a compact mass around their leader and forced their way slowly down the market-place.
Suddenly he lurched wildly to one side and pitched violently to the ground.
As he stood hovering over you half suspended in air, so wildly and eagerly peering towards the horizon, you would have thought him some prophet or seer beholding the shadows of Fate, and by those wild cries announcing their coming.
she screamed wildly, and tearing herself out of this silence she ran to the servants' quarters to meet her old nurse and the maidservants who came running toward her.
We waved wildly back until the buggy had driven around the curve.
In this moment of approaching success, I feel my heart beating wildly.
She seized him by the sleeve with her good hand, panting wildly, "No, no, Jurgis