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Meaning of FURIOUS

Pronunciation:  'fyûreeus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
  3. [adj]  marked by extreme and violent energy; "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

FURIOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: angered, angry, enraged, ferocious, fierce, infuriated, maddened, raging, savage, stormy, tempestuous, violent, wild



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fu"ri*ous\, a. [L. furiosus, fr. furia rage, fury: cf.
F. furieux. See {Fury}.]
1. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a
   furious animal.

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

Syn: Impetuous; vehement; boisterous; fierce; turbulent;
     tumultuous; angry; mad; frantic; frenzied. --
     {Fu"ri*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Fu"ri*ous*ness}, n.

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