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Definition of furious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    furious

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈfjʊəriəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjʊriəs//
     
    Anger
     
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  1. 1very angry furious (at something/somebody) She was absolutely furious at having been deceived. furious (with somebody/yourself) He was furious with himself for letting things get so out of control. furious (that…) I'm furious that I wasn't told about it. See related entries: Anger
  2. 2with great energy, speed or anger a furious debate She drove off at a furious pace. A furious row broke out last night after it was revealed that hundreds of prisoners had been released early from jail.
  3. see also fury
    Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French furieus, from Latin furiosus, from furia ‘fury’.Extra examples I got absolutely furious with him. I’m still furious with him. She was still furious over suggestions that she had lied to the public. The President was reportedly furious at the comment. The president is said to be furious at the newspaper report. Their incompetence made me furious. You must be furious at me for not telling you sooner. A furious argument broke out. I was furious at the way we’d been treated. Play was fast and furious in the opening minutes of the game. She was furious with me when she found out.
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