Furiousness
Furious Fu"ri*ous, a. [L. furiosus, fr. furia rage, fury: cf. F. furieux. See {Fury}.] 1. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal. [1913 Webster]

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

Syn: Impetuous; vehement; boisterous; fierce; turbulent; tumultuous; angry; mad; frantic; frenzied. -- {Fu"ri*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Fu"ri*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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