Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » F » Fungal ... Furniture

FURIOUS

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does furious mean? 

FURIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective FURIOUS has 3 senses:

1. marked by extreme and violent energy
2. marked by extreme anger
3. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

  Familiarity information: FURIOUS used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FURIOUS (adjective)


Sense 1furious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by extreme and violent energy

Synonyms:

ferocious; fierce; furious; savage

Context examples:

a ferocious beating / fierce fighting / a furious battle

Similar:

violent (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity)


Sense 2furious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by extreme anger

Synonyms:

angered; enraged; infuriated; maddened; furious

Context examples:

the enraged bull attached / furious about the accident / a furious scowl / infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy / could not control the maddened crowd

Similar:

angry (feeling or showing anger)


Sense 3furious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of the elements) as if showing violent anger

Synonyms:

angry; tempestuous; raging; furious; wild

Context examples:

angry clouds on the horizon / furious winds / the raging sea

Similar:

stormy ((especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Close but no cigar." (English proverb)

"In age, talk; in childhood, tears." (Native American proverb, Hopi)

"If there's no choice but advice, ask for the decisiveness of an advisor or the advice of a decisive person." (Arabic proverb)

"A thin cat and a fat woman are the shame of a household." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0666 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: