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Definition of "furor" []

  • A general commotion; public disorder or uproar. (noun)
  • Violent anger; frenzy. (noun)
  • A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad. (noun)
  • A state of intense excitement or ecstasy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "furor" in a sentence
  • "So with the 0. 8% usage reduction you're still seeing a little bit of what we call the furor of the economy, which is consistent with the survey we did in the third quarter to customers."
  • "The Healthcare Bill passed on March 21, 2010 amid much furor from the Right and much rejoicing from the Left."
  • "Doesn't most of the Palin furor and noise come from Palin herself?"
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