'Fury' definitions:

Definition of 'fury'

From: WordNet
A feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage" [syn: fury, rage, madness]
State of violent mental agitation [syn: craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysteria]
The property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's violence" [syn: ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildness]
(classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals [syn: Fury, Eumenides, Erinyes]

Definition of 'Fury'

  • Fury \Fu"ry\, n. [L. fur.] A thief. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
  • Have an eye to your plate, for there be furies. --J. Fleteher. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Fury'

  • Fury \Fu"ry\, n.; pl. Furies. [L. furia, fr. furere to rage: cf. F. furie. Cf. Furor.]
  • 1. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm. [1913 Webster]
  • Her wit began to be with a divine fury inspired. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence. "Fury of the wind." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • I do oppose my patience to his fury. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Meg[ae]ra; the Erinyes or Eumenides. [1913 Webster]
  • The Furies, they said, are attendants on justice, and if the sun in heaven should transgress his path would punish him. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. One of the Parc[ae], or Fates, esp. Atropos. [R.] [1913 Webster]
  • Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
  • 5. A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.
  • Syn: Anger; indignation; resentment; wrath; ire; rage; vehemence; violence; fierceness; turbulence; madness; frenzy. See Anger. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'Fury'

From: Easton
  • Fury as attributed to God, is a figurative expression for dispensing afflictive judgments (Lev. 26:28; Job 20:23; Isa. 63:3; Jer. 4:4; Ezek. 5:13; Dan. 9:16; Zech. 8:2).

Synonyms of 'fury'

From: Moby Thesaurus

Words containing 'Fury'