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EtymologyEdit

From Old French furieus, from Latin furiōsus.

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AdjectiveEdit

furious (comparative more furious, superlative most furious)

  1. Feeling great anger or passion; raging; violent.
    a furious animal; parent furious at their child's behaviour
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 22, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part. Thus outraged, she showed herself to be a bold as well as a furious virago. Next day she found her way to their lodgings and tried to recover her ward by the hair of the head.
  2. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence.
    a furious stream; a furious wind or storm

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