Definitions for furyˈfyʊər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fu•ry*ˈfyʊər i(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. unrestrained or violent anger, rage, passion, or the like.

  2. violence; vehemence; fierceness:

    the fury of a hurricane.

  3. Furies. female divinities of Greek myth who punished wrongdoing, esp. crimes committed against close relations.

    Category: Mythology

  4. a fierce and violent person, esp. a woman.

Idioms for fury:

  1. like fury,Informal. violently; intensely.

    Category: Informal

* Syn: See anger.

Origin of fury:

1325–75; ME < L furia rage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fury, rage, madness(noun)

    a feeling of intense anger

    "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"

  2. craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria(noun)

    state of violent mental agitation

  3. ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness(noun)

    the property of being wild or turbulent

    "the storm's violence"

  4. Fury, Eumenides, Erinyes(noun)

    (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. fury(noun)ˈfyʊər i

    extreme anger

    her fury at the poor treatment she received


  1. fury(Noun)

    Extreme anger.

  2. fury(Noun)

    Strength or violence in action.

  3. Fury(ProperNoun)

    female personification of vengeance

  4. Origin: From the Latin furia, (rage)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fury(noun)

    a thief

  2. Fury(noun)

    violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm

  3. Fury(noun)

    violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence

  4. Fury(noun)

    pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megaera; the Erinyes or Eumenides

  5. Fury(noun)

    one of the Parcae, or Fates, esp. Atropos

  6. Fury(noun)

    a stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant


  1. Fury

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fury' in Nouns Frequency: #2776

Translations for fury

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


very great anger; rage

She was in a terrible fury.

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