Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wild

2 senses of wild

Sense 1
wild, natural state, state of nature -- (a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild"; "they collected mushrooms in the wild")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 2
wilderness, wild -- (a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers")
       => geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region -- (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Antonyms of adj wild

13 senses of wild

Sense 1
wild (vs. tame) -- (marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties")

tame (vs. wild) -- (very restrained or quiet; "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed")
        => subdued -- (quieted and brought under control; "children were subdued and silent")

Sense 2
wild (vs. tame), untamed -- (in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants")

tame (vs. wild), tamed -- (brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries")
        => broken, broken in -- (tamed or trained to obey; "a horse broken to the saddle"; "this old nag is well broken in")
        => cultivated -- (no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use; "cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries")
        => docile, gentle -- (easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient")
        => domestic, domesticated -- (converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize")
        => tamed -- (brought from wildness; "the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed")

Sense 3
wild -- (in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with grief")

INDIRECT (VIA passionate) -> passionless -- (not passionate; "passionless observation of human nature")

Sense 4
wild -- (deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet"; "he threw a wild pitch")

INDIRECT (VIA uncontrolled) -> controlled -- (restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds; "controlled emotions"; "the controlled release of water from reservoirs")

Sense 5
violent, wild -- ((of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts")

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 6
baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild -- (without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy")

INDIRECT (VIA unsupported) -> supported -- (sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support); "a club entirely supported by membership dues"; "well-supported allegations")

Sense 7
raving mad, wild -- (talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic")

INDIRECT (VIA insane) -> sane -- (mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane")

Sense 8
hazardous, risky, wild -- (involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme")

INDIRECT (VIA dangerous) -> safe -- (free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet")

Sense 9
fantastic, wild -- (fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; "a fantastic idea of his own importance")

INDIRECT (VIA unrealistic) -> realistic -- (aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans")

Sense 10
godforsaken, waste, wild -- (located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places")

INDIRECT (VIA inhospitable) -> hospitable -- (favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment")

Sense 11
crazy, wild, dotty, gaga -- (intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; "crazy about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her")

INDIRECT (VIA enthusiastic) -> unenthusiastic -- (not enthusiastic; lacking excitement or ardor; "an unenthusiastic performance by the orchestra"; "unenthusiastic applause")

Sense 12
barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild -- (without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes")

INDIRECT (VIA noncivilized) -> civilized, civilised -- (having a high state of culture and development both social and technological; "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world")

Sense 13
angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild -- ((of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea")

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

Similarity of adj wild

13 senses of wild

Sense 1
wild (vs. tame) -- (marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties")
       => chaotic, disorderly -- (completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing)
       => delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained -- (marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure")
       => frenzied, manic -- (affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason; "a frenzied attack"; "a frenzied mob"; "the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter; "outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity")
       => unsubdued -- (not brought under control; "the horse remained unsubdued")
          Also See-> unquiet#1

Sense 2
wild (vs. tame), untamed -- (in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants")
       => feral, ferine, savage -- (wild and menacing; "a pack of feral dogs")
       => semi-wild -- (partially wild)
       => unbroken -- (not subdued or trained for service or use; "unbroken colts")
       => undomesticated -- (not domesticated; "a few undomesticated horses left")
          Also See-> intractable#1

Sense 3
wild -- (in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with grief")
       => passionate (vs. passionless) -- (having or expressing strong emotions)

Sense 4
wild -- (deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet"; "he threw a wild pitch")
       => uncontrolled (vs. controlled) -- (not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth")

Sense 5
violent, wild -- ((of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud; "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts")
       => 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 6
baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild -- (without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy")
       => unsupported (vs. supported) -- (not sustained or maintained by nonmaterial aid; "unsupported accusations")

Sense 7
raving mad, wild -- (talking or behaving irrationally; "a raving lunatic")
       => insane (vs. sane) -- (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter")

Sense 8
hazardous, risky, wild -- (involving risk or danger; "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme")
       => dangerous (vs. safe), unsafe -- (involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions")

Sense 9
fantastic, wild -- (fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; "a fantastic idea of his own importance")
       => unrealistic (vs. realistic) -- (not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels")

Sense 10
godforsaken, waste, wild -- (located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places")
       => inhospitable (vs. hospitable) -- (unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas")

Sense 11
crazy, wild, dotty, gaga -- (intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; "crazy about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her")
       => enthusiastic (vs. unenthusiastic) -- (having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons")

Sense 12
barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild -- (without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes")
       => noncivilized (vs. civilized), noncivilised -- (not having a high state of culture and social development)

Sense 13
angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild -- ((of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea")
       => stormy (vs. calm) -- ((especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas")

Synonyms of adv wild

2 senses of wild

Sense 1
rampantly, wild -- (in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here")

Sense 2
wild -- (in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild"; "roaming wild")

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