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Definition of "fury" []

  • Violent anger; rage. See Synonyms at anger. (noun)
  • Violent, uncontrolled action; turbulence. (noun)
  • Greek & Roman Mythology The three terrible winged goddesses with serpentine hair, Alecto, Megaera, and Tisiphone, who pursue and punish doers of unavenged crimes. (noun)
  • A woman regarded as angry or spiteful. (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 "fury" in a sentence
  • "CNN you have to admit. .his fury is up, and rightly so."
  • "I confess it is long since I have eaten my heart in fury, in impatience, in wildness, but last night we awoke the radical in one another."
  • "And one sits and listens to the perpetual roar, and watches the unending procession, and feels tiny and fragile before this tremendous force expressing itself in fury and foam and sound."