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furious

[fyoo r-ee-uh s] /ˈfyʊər i əs/
adjective
1.
full of fury, violent passion, or rage; extremely angry; enraged:
He was furious about the accident.
2.
intensely violent, as wind or storms.
3.
of unrestrained energy, speed, etc.:
furious activity.
Origin of furious
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Latin furiōsus. See fury, -ous
Related forms
furiously, adverb
furiousness, noun
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furious

/ˈfjʊərɪəs/
adjective
1.
extremely angry or annoyed; raging
2.
violent, wild, or unrestrained, as in speed, vigour, energy, etc
Derived Forms
furiously, adverb
furiousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for furious
adj.

late 14c., from Old French furieus (14c., Modern French furieux), from Latin furiosus "full of rage, mad," from furia "rage, passion, fury." Furioso, from the Italian form of the word, was used in English 17c.-18c. for "an enraged person," probably from Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso."

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