Adjective "furious" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Extremely angry.
  1. 'They are furious at the limited options offered by Wandsworth Council for the Woking Close site.'
  2. 'The departments are furious at the misuse being made of their facilities.'
  3. 'They are furious at school rules that forbid kissing, hugging, and holding hands.'
  4. 'Critics of fish farming are furious at what they consider to be an attempt to hoodwink the public.'
  5. 'Trinity councillor Tony Lambert has been to inspect the hole and is furious at the lack of action.'
  6. 'If anything, the public is furious at Blunkett for not being heavy enough.'
  7. 'Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor was furious at the way his team had fallen off the pace in the second half.'
  8. 'Another tale has it that several co-workers are furious at my caricaturing them on one post.'
  9. 'I have known from day one about there being no seatbelts and I am furious at the British Forces.'
  10. 'The conductors are furious at huge rises given to train drivers in a bid to solve a crippling shortage.'
Full of anger or energy; violent or intense.
  1. 'One time I was forced to get into a furious argument to stop my cover being blown.'
  2. 'Nikki was spotted having a furious argument with Danny outside the set of the show.'
  3. 'Are there really two distinct things operating in Medea, her plans and her furious anger?'
  4. 'I needed to pace for a few minutes in order to get rid of some of the furious energy.'


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)

"people can be furious with people."

"people can be furious for things."

"protesters can be furious with plans."

"trades can be furious after meetings."

"people can be furious with herselfs."

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Late Middle English: from Old French furieus, from Latin furiosus, from furia ‘fury’.