|Origin:||furie, from Latin furia, from furere; FUROR|
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extreme, often uncontrolled anger [= rage]:
I was shaking with fury.
Jo stepped forward, her eyes blazing with fury.
The report was leaked to the press, much to the president's fury.
a feeling of extreme anger:
'Go on then!' shouted Jamie in a fury. 'See if I care!'
a state of very busy activity or strong feeling:
She was listening with such a fury of concentration that she did not notice Arthur had left.
In a fury of frustration and fear Nina bit his hand.
with great effort or energy:
We went out and played like fury.
5DN [uncountable] literary
used to describe very bad weather conditions:
At last the fury of the storm lessened.
one of the three snake-haired goddesses in ancient Greek stories who punished crime