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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
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Latin furiōsus. See fury, -ous
Related forms
furiously, adverb
furiousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for furiousness

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 furiousness
furious
late 14c., from O.Fr. furieus, from L. furiosus "full of rage, mad," from furia "rage, passion, fury." Furioso, from the It. form of the word, was used in Eng. 17c.-18c. for "an enraged person," probably from Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso."
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