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furor (n.)

"rage, madness, angry mania," late 15c., furour, from Old French fureur (12c.), from Latin furor "a ravaging, rage, madness, passion," which is related to furia "rage, passion, fury" (see fury).

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of furor from WordNet

furor (n.)
an interest followed with exaggerated zeal;
Synonyms: fad / craze / furore / cult / rage
furor (n.)
a sudden outburst (as of protest);
Synonyms: furore
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