fury, rage, madness(noun)
a feeling of intense anger
"hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"
craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria(noun)
state of violent mental agitation
ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness(noun)
the property of being wild or turbulent
"the storm's violence"
Fury, Eumenides, Erinyes(noun)
(classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
Strength or violence in action.
female personification of vengeance
Origin: From the Latin furia, (rage)
violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm
violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence
pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megaera; the Erinyes or Eumenides
one of the Parcae, or Fates, esp. Atropos
a stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant
Origin: [L. fur.]
The Fury is a fictional character created by writer Alan Moore and illustrator Alan Davis as an antagonist for the Marvel Comics hero Captain Britain. The character was later revisited by writer Chris Claremont, who used the Fury as an opponent for the X-Men.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fū′ri, n. rage: violent passion: madness: (myth.) one of the three goddesses of fate and vengeance, the Erinyes, or euphemistically Eumenides—Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megæra—hence a passionate, violent woman. [Fr. furie—L. furia—furĕre, to be angry.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'fury' in Nouns Frequency: #2776
The numerical value of fury in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of fury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
I think the devil is punishing Mexico with great fury.
There will be a lot of sound and fury, but it won't amount to much in the long term.
I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils.
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Translations for fury
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- Wut, FurieGerman
- furia, rabia, furorSpanish
- kiihko, raivo, vimmaFinnish
- јарост, бесMacedonian
- furor, fúria, cólera, iraPortuguese
- mânie, furieRomanian
- неистовство, ярость, бешенствоRussian
- vut, lezunVolapük
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