Definition of Furious

1. Adjective. Marked by extreme and violent energy. "A furious battle"

Exact synonyms: Ferocious, Fierce, Savage
Similar to: Violent
Derivative terms: Ferociousness, Ferocity, Fierceness, Furiousness, Savageness



2. Adjective. Marked by extreme anger. "Could not control the maddened crowd"
Exact synonyms: Angered, Enraged, Infuriated, Maddened
Similar to: Angry
Derivative terms: Furiousness, Fury

3. Adjective. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger. "The raging sea"
Exact synonyms: Angry, Raging, Tempestuous, Wild
Similar to: Stormy
Derivative terms: Angriness, Furiousness, Fury, Tempest, Tempestuousness, Wildness

Definition of Furious

1. a. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.

Definition of Furious

1. Adjective. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal. ¹

2. Adjective. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Furious

1. extremely angry [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furious

furfurols
furfurous
furfurs
furfuryl
furfuryls
furial
furibund
furibundal
furies
furigana
furile
furilic
furin
furioso
furiosos
furious (current term)
furious rabies
furiously
furiousness
furkid
furkids
furl
furlable
furlana
furlanas
furled
furler
furlers
furless
furlessness

Literary usage of Furious

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1. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1921)
"at his tormentors with furious eyes each time they prodded him, and jerked his head to escape when the straws were already in his ears. ..."

2. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"by His divine power; nor let myself be terrified by any furious assault of fortune or my adverse stars. May only God maintain me in His grace! ..."

3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... on th' Armenian shores Do the chain'd waters always freeze ; Not always furious Boreas roars, Or bends with violent force the trees. ..."

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