Definition of furious in English:

furious

Syllabification: fu·ri·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈfyo͝orēəs
 
/

adjective

1Extremely angry: she was furious at this attempt to manipulate her
More example sentences
  • Critics of fish farming are furious at what they consider to be an attempt to hoodwink the public.
  • Linda Bennet is not the only one to be furious at the continuing loss of trees in Bexley and particularly Welling.
  • A new home owner furious at faults with the construction has put up a warning notice to other potential buyers.
Synonyms
enraged, infuriated, very angry, irate, incensed, raging, incandescent, fuming, ranting, raving, seething, beside oneself, outraged
informal mad, hopping mad, wild, livid, boiling, apoplectic, hot under the collar, on the warpath, foaming at the mouth, steamed up, fit to be tied
literary wrathful
1.1Full of anger or energy; violent or intense: he drove at a furious speed
More example sentences
  • I needed to pace for a few minutes in order to get rid of some of the furious energy.
  • Are there really two distinct things operating in Medea, her plans and her furious anger?
  • A furious Victor stormed back out of the Diary Room to square up to her and had to be restrained by Stuart.
Synonyms
heated, hot, passionate, fiery, “lively”;
fierce, vehement, violent, wild, unrestrained, tumultuous, turbulent, tempestuous, stormy

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French furieus, from Latin furiosus, from furia 'fury'.

Derivatives

furiously

adverb
More example sentences
  • I grab the Union Jack flag which had been put on board for the return ceremony, open my window and wave it furiously.
  • Canoeists jumped into lorry tyre inner tubes and paddled furiously down the River Thames for charity.
  • Daum furiously denied the allegations and agreed to a hair sample test.

furiousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Marius grunted which Erika interpreted as his way of showing his agreement but in actuality it was his way of showing his furiousness.
  • That furiousness continued on the whole next day and into the night.
  • He throws the microphone down with furiousness and sits down in his chair without another word.

Definition of furious in: