Adjective "furiously" definition and examples

(Furiously may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈfjɔːrɪəsli/

Definitions and examples

adverb

In an extremely angry manner.
  1. 'I was furiously opposed to the cuts'
  2. 'On the other side of the door, her mother pounded it furiously.'
  3. 'He furiously flogged the poet for his taking of public positions, and in particular dismissed as "bogus" the whole literary revival movement.'
  4. 'Their governments protest furiously at some of these reports.'
  5. 'The book has been furiously attacked by many mainstream interpreters of the genocide.'
  6. 'Party officials have reacted furiously, claiming that these efforts are in breach of campaign finance regulations.'
In an extremely energetic or hurried manner; intensely.
  1. 'Charlie pedalled furiously for six miles'
  2. 'The fish took the bait and began to swim furiously out to sea, dragging the boat behind him.'
  3. 'Someone was wide awake in a brightly lit room, writing furiously, sorting through what sounded like an immense pile of papers.'
  4. 'The book gallops along furiously.'
  5. 'An oil drill is plunged deeply into the sea, with men on tankers working furiously to maintain control.'
  6. 'Such people imagine that she locked herself away in a room and wrote furiously all the time.'

More definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"nights can be furiously."

Origin

(furious)