noun fu·ri·os·i·ty \ˌfyu̇rēˈäsətē\

Definition of furiosity



  1. 1 Scots law :  insanity

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being furious :  fury

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Origin and Etymology of furiosity

Middle English furiosite, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French furiosité, from Late Latin furiositat-, furiositas, from Latin furiosus + -itat-, -itas -ity

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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