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Definition of Fury

Fury

  1. A thief.
  2. Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or enthusiasm.
  3. Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; -- sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms; impetuosity; violence.
  4. pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megaera; the Erinyes or Eumenides.
  5. One of the Parcae, or Fates, esp. Atropos.
  6. A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag; a vixen; a virago; a termagant.

Fury Quotations

This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
William Shakespeare

Our country's national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
Ida B. Wells

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit.
Davy Crockett

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
Paulo Coelho

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Milton Friedman
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Fury Translations

fury in French is furie
fury in German is Furie
fury in Latin is rabies
fury in Norwegian is raseri, furie
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