Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being fiery or burning, or vehement or impetuous, etc.: as, the fieriness of the sky; the fieriness of a horse.
- n. The quality of being fiery
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being fiery; heat; acrimony; irritability.
- n. a passionate and quick-tempered nature
- n. the heat or the color of fire
“But to contend with leukemia, Zubrod knew, was to contend with its fieriness and brittleness, its moody, volcanic unpredictability.”
“In the end, I certainly do have a gaze – an ideal woman. it is not the same as anyone else. the way she moves, the way she looks, the manner in which she speaks, her intelligence, her fieriness/submission, her hobbies, etc. – this concept is unique to me.”
“Hot potato, chilled chilli-garlic ginger mix and the fieriness of ginger.”
“It stores well at room temperature for months, though the fieriness may go down a bit on prolonged storage.”
“If we can find an instance of a locus of smoke which is also a locus of the absence of some property, coldness say, then coldness cannot be identical with fieriness.”
“Thus the thing that appears as fire here and now is not fire in its own right: its fieriness is only a temporary characterization of it.”
“Her face, outlined to express a gentle gravity, was now haughtily passionate; nostrils and lips thrilled with wrath, and her eyes were magnificent in their dark fieriness.”
“He was standing waiting for the executive lift and the woman who was leaving hadn't seen him, but he had seen her a stunningly leggy brunette with just that gleam of red-gold in her dark locks that hinted at fieriness.”
“It's certainly easier than trying to eat couscous with your fingers, and the bread cuts the fieriness of the berbere.”
“But most of the wise men said, 'Lord, it is not possible, for your enemies also have the sword which we have given you, and the fieriness of it is as the flame of Hell and as the fury of the sun-star from whence it was kindled.”
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