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'furor'

Definition of 'furor'
From: WordNet
noun
An interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season" [syn: fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage]
noun
A sudden outburst (as of protest) [syn: furor, furore]
Definition of 'furor'
From: GCIDE
furor \furor\ n. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; a fad.
Syn: fad, craze, furore, cult, rage. [WordNet 1.5]
2. a sudden outburst (as of protest).
Syn: uproar, furore. [WordNet 1.5]
Definition of 'furor'
From: GCIDE
furore \fu*ro"re\, n. [It.] Excitement; commotion; enthusiasm. [Also spelled furor.] [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'furor'
abandon, aberration, abnormality, agitation, Alecto, alienation, amok, ardency, ardor, attack, bluster, brain damage, brainsickness, brawl, broil, brouhaha, bug, burning rage, cacophony, chaos, clouded mind, commotion, convulsion, craze, craziness, crazy fancy, daftness, delirium, dementedness, dementia, derangement, disorientation, distraction, disturbance, ebullition, ecstasy, embroilment, enthusiasm, excitement, fanaticism, fascination, ferment, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fever, fire, fire and fury, fit, flap, folie, fomentation, foofaraw, frenzy, fume, furious rage, furore, fury, fuss, gusto, heart, heartiness, heat, hubbub, hysteria, impassionedness, infatuation, insaneness, insanity, intoxication, irrationality, liveliness, loss of mind, loss of reason, lunacy, madness, mania, manic-depressive psychosis, Megaera, mental deficiency, mental derangement, mental disease, mental disorder, mental disturbance, mental illness, mental instability, mental sickness, mind overthrown, mindsickness, murderous insanity, Nemesis, oddness, orgasm, orgy, pandemonium, paroxysm, passion, passionateness, pixilation, possession, psychokinesia, queerness, rabidness, racket, rage, rapture, ravishment, reasonlessness, relish, row, ruckus, rumpus, savor, seizure, senselessness, shattered mind, sick mind, sickness, soul, spasm, spirit, storminess, strangeness, tearing passion, tempestuousness, the Erinyes, the Eumenides, the Furies, Tisiphone, towering rage, transport, tumult, tumultuousness, turbulence, turmoil, unbalance, unbalanced mind, unsaneness, unsound mind, unsoundness, unsoundness of mind, uproar, upset, vehemence, verve, violence, warmth, warmth of feeling, wildness, witlessness, zeal, zealousness
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