Definitions for furiousˈfyʊər i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•ri•ousˈfyʊər i əs(adj.)

  1. full of fury, violent passion, or rage:

    a furious letter of accusation.

  2. intensely violent, as wind or storms.

  3. of unrestrained energy, speed, etc.:

    furious activity.

Origin of furious:

1300–50; ME < L furiōsus. See fury , -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)

    marked by extreme and violent energy

    "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

  2. angered, enraged, furious, infuriated, maddened(adj)

    marked by extreme anger

    "the enraged bull attached"; "furious about the accident"; "a furious scowl"; "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy"; "could not control the maddened crowd"

  3. angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)

    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

    "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. furious(adjective)ˈfyʊər i əs

    ≠ delighted

    I was furious with Anne.; furious that she didn't tell me

  2. furiousˈfyʊər i əs

    ≠ leisurely

    a furious pace; She looked at me furiously.; teachers furiously grading papers


  1. furious(Adjective)

    Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.

  2. furious(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Furious(adj)

    transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal

  2. Furious(adj)

    rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm


  1. Furious

    Furious is the only album by the supergroup Soopa Villainz released in 2005. The album peaked at #9 on the Billboard "Top Independent Albums" chart, #42 on the "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums" chart and #92 on the Billboard 200.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'furious' in Adjectives Frequency: #845

Translations for furious

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


very angry

She was furious with him about it.

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