furious

  • 1furious — furious, frantic, frenzied, wild, frenetic, delirious, rabid are comparable when they mean possessed with uncontrollable excitement especially under the stress of a powerful emotion. Furious implies strong excitement or violence that… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2Furious — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Furious — bezeichnet als HMS Furious mehrere Schiffe der Royal Navy darunter die HMS Furious (1916) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

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  • 4furious — [fyoor′ē əs] adj. [ME < OFr furieus < L furiosus] 1. full of fury or wild rage; violently angry 2. moving violently; violently overpowering [a furious attack] 3. very great; intense [with furious speed] furiously adv. furiousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5furious — [adj1] extremely angry, very mad bent*, bent out of shape*, beside oneself*, boiling*, browned off*, bummed out*, corybantic, crazed, demented, desperate, enraged, fierce, fit to be tied*, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, fuming, hacked, hopping mad* …

    New thesaurus

  • 6furious — index demonstrative (expressive of emotion), resentful, severe, vehement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7furious — late 14c., from O.Fr. furieus (14c., Mod.Fr. furieux), from L. furiosus full of rage, mad, from furia rage, passion, fury. Furioso, from the Italian form of the word, was used in English 17c. 18c. for an enraged person, probably from Ariosto s… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8furious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely angry. 2) full of energy or intensity. DERIVATIVES furiously adverb. ORIGIN Latin furiosus, from furia fury …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9furious — adj. 1) furious about, at, over smt. 2) furious at (esp. AE), with smb. 3) furious to + inf. (he was furious to learn that his pay check had been lost) 4) furious that + clause (she was furious that the information had been leaked) * * * [… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10furious — fu|ri|ous [ˈfjuəriəs US ˈfjur ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: furieus, from Latin furia; FURY] 1.) very angry furious at/about ▪ Residents in the area are furious at the decision. furious with ▪ She was furious with herself for… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11furious — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ make sb ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12furious — 01. My father was [furious] when I dented his new car. 02. The cyclist pedalled [furiously] to get through the intersection before the light changed. 03. You d better not tell your brother you broke his new CD player just yet; it would only… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13furious — fu|ri|ous [ fjuriəs ] adjective ** 1. ) extremely angry: Judge Roberts comments provoked a furious public response. furious with: Dad was furious with us. furious that: Rosie was absolutely furious that I d borrowed her car without asking.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14furious */*/ — UK [ˈfjʊərɪəs] / US [ˈfjʊrɪəs] adjective 1) extremely angry Judge Roberts comments provoked a furious public response. furious with: Dad was furious with us. furious that: Rosie was absolutely furious that I d borrowed her car without asking.… …

    English dictionary

  • 15furious — [[t]fjʊ͟əriəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ at/with n, ADJ that Someone who is furious is extremely angry. He is furious at the way his wife has been treated... I am furious that it has taken so long to uncover what really happened …

    English dictionary

  • 16furious — adjective 1 (not before noun) extremely angry: I ve never been so furious in my whole life. (+ with/at/about etc): He was furious with himself for not standing up to Gillman. 2 (only before noun) done with a lot of energy, effort, or anger: There …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17Furious — Infobox Album Name = Furious Type = studio Artist = Soopa Villainz Released = August 16, 2005 Recorded = Genre = Acid rap, hardcore hip hop, rap rock Length = Label = Psychopathic Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Furious… …

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  • 18furious — adjective a) Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal. b) Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious …

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  • 19furious — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French furieus, from Latin furiosus, from furia madness, fury Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) exhibiting or goaded by anger (2) indicative of or proceeding from anger b. giving… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20furious — furiously, adv. furiousness, n. /fyoor ee euhs/, adj. 1. full of fury, violent passion, or rage; extremely angry; enraged: He was furious about the accident. 2. intensely violent, as wind or storms. 3. of unrestrained energy, speed, etc.: furious …

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