Rude vs Fierce - What's the difference?

rude | fierce | Synonyms |

Rude is a synonym of fierce.


As a proper noun rude

is settlement in croatia, near zagreb.

As an adjective fierce is

extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.

rude

English

(mismatch between senses and translations)

Adjective

(er)
  • bad-mannered
  • The girl was so rude to her boyfriend by screaming at him for no reason.
  • Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.
  • tough, robust.
  • undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
  • * 2 Corinthians 11:6 (KVJ)
  • But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge
  • * (rfdate), Rudyard Kipling, The Conundrum of the Workshops
  • When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold,
    Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;
    And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
    Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
  • * 1767 , Adam Ferguson, An Essay on the History of Civil Society
  • It might be apprehended, that among rude nations, where the means of subsistence are procured with so much difficulty, the mind could never raise itself above the consideration of this subject
  • hearty, vigorous; (found particularly in the phrase rude health).
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * rudeness

    Anagrams

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    fierce

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
  • A fierce storm battered the coast.
  • Resolute or strenuously active.
  • We made a fierce attempt to escape.
  • Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
  • The lion gave a fierce roar.
  • (slang, Ireland, rural) very, excellent.
  • It was fierce cold.
    Q: "How was the party last night?" A: "Fierce !"
  • (slang, US) Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
  • Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce .

    Derived terms

    * something fierce

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