Simple Definition of fury
: violent anger
: wild and dangerous force
Full Definition of fury
1 : intense, disordered, and often destructive rage
2 a capitalized : any of the avenging deities in Greek mythology who torment criminals and inflict plagues b : an avenging spirit c : one who resembles an avenging spirit; especially : a spiteful woman
3 : extreme fierceness or violence
4 : a state of inspired exaltation : frenzy
Examples of fury
I could see the fury in her eyes.
Nothing could contain his fury over their accusations.
He turned away from them in fury.
The hurricane unleashed its fury on hundreds of homes and businesses.
Origin of fury
Middle English furie, from Latin furia, from furere to rage
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of fury
FURY Defined for Kids
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