Definition of Furor

1. Noun. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal. "It was all the rage that season"

Exact synonyms: Craze, Cult, Fad, Furore, Rage
Generic synonyms: Fashion
Derivative terms: Crazy, Faddist, Faddy



2. Noun. A sudden outburst (as of protest).
Exact synonyms: Furore
Generic synonyms: Disturbance
Specialized synonyms: Brouhaha

Definition of Furor

1. Noun. A general uproar or commotion ¹

2. Noun. Violent anger or frenzy ¹

3. Noun. A state of intense excitement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Furor

1. an uproar [n -S] - See also: uproar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furor

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furocoumarins
furodysinin
furoic
furoic acid
furoin
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furongite
furor (current term)
furor epilepticus
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furosemide
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furosine
furostanol glycoside 26-O-beta-glucosidase
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furoxan
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Literary usage of Furor

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"is this impediment of insanity of mind, that if the testator make his testament, after his furor has overtaken him, and while as yet it possesses his mind, ..."

2. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"of office. furor arma ... Ignorance is no plea against the law. furor loquendi, A rage for speaking. juror ... fire. furor scribendi, A rage for writing. ..."

3. A Treatise on nervous and mental diseases by Landon Carter Gray (1895)
"CHAPTER XI. furor TRANSITORIOS. DEFINITION. furor ... The causes of transitory furor are extremely uncertain, but it has been known to occur after mental or ..."

4. A History of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1902 by Edgar Stanton Maclay (1902)
"While this work was going on several explosions took place in the furor [one of ... In April of the following year the hull of the furor was discovered by ..."

5. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"... general—Digression on " Phillida flouts me" and foot-division—" Pindaric "—Its rise in Cowley and its nature—The inducements to it—furor poeticus, etc. ..."

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