What does furor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, ragenoun

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

    "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"

  2. furor, furorenoun

    a sudden outburst (as of protest)


  1. furornoun

    A general uproar or commotion

  2. furornoun

    Violent anger or frenzy

  3. furornoun

    A state of intense excitement


  1. furor

    Furor is an outbreak of public anger, uproar, frenzy, or extreme enthusiasm or excitement, about a particular issue or event. It can also refer to a state of mental disturbance characterized by intense, irrational behavior.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Furor

    fū′ror, n. fury: excitement, enthusiasm.—Also Furō′re. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of furor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of furor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of furor in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Bobkov:

    Naturally, we're not calling them official fan zones, in order to not provoke a furor.

  2. Nina Jankowicz:

    The right recognizes it is a way to whip up people in a furor, the problem is there are very real national security issues here, and not being able to talk about this in a mature way is a real disservice to the country.

  3. Alanis Morissette:

    I didn't realize the degree of which the malapropism would trigger this furor. I think people are up in arms about the idea of being stupid and I'm perfectly aware that there's a big part of me that's very very dumb and very very brilliant - it depends when you catch me - so I don't personally care but I can see it's a big deal for people.

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