Antonyms of adj fierce

4 senses of fierce

Sense 1
ferocious, fierce, furious, savage -- (marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle")

INDIRECT (VIA violent) -> nonviolent -- (abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence)

Sense 2
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")

INDIRECT (VIA intense) -> mild -- (moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism")

Sense 3
cutthroat, fierce, bowelless -- (ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage")

INDIRECT (VIA merciless) -> merciful -- (showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god")

Sense 4
boisterous, fierce, rough -- (violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas")

INDIRECT (VIA stormy) -> calm -- ((of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas")

Similarity of adj fierce

4 senses of fierce

Sense 1
ferocious, fierce, furious, savage -- (marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle")
       => violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")

Sense 2
fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy -- (marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions")
       => intense (vs. mild) -- (possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree; "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odor"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense")

Sense 3
cutthroat, fierce, bowelless -- (ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage")
       => merciless (vs. merciful), unmerciful -- (having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating")

Sense 4
boisterous, fierce, rough -- (violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas")
       => stormy (vs. calm) -- ((especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas")

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