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Definition 1: an intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature - [noun denoting attribute]

(wildness is a kind of ...) the trait of being hard to influence or control

(... are attributes of wildness) in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated

"wild geese" "edible wild plants"

Definition 2: an unruly disposition to do as one pleases - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where wildness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Liza had always had a tendency to wildness
  • the element of wildness in his behavior was a protest against repressive convention

(wildness is a kind of ...) the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline

Definition 3: the property of being wild or turbulent - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where wildness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the storm's violence

Synonyms for wildness in the sense of this definition

(wildness is a kind of ...) high level or degree; the property of being intense

(... is a kind of wildness ) the property of being untamed and ferocious

"the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters" "a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"

Definition 4: a feeling of extreme emotional intensity - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where wildness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wildness of his anger

Synonyms for wildness in the sense of this definition

(wildness is a kind of ...) a strong feeling or emotion

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