What does fury mean?

Definitions for furyˈfyʊər i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fury.

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

Wiktionary

  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

  7. Origin: [L. fur.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fury

    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. furiafurĕre, to be angry.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fury in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Dryden:

    Beware the fury of a patient man.

  2. Milton Friedman:

    Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I think the devil is punishing Mexico with great fury.

  4. Craig Pirrong:

    There will be a lot of sound and fury, but it won't amount to much in the long term.

  5. Euripides:

    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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