If you've ever been so angry you'd swear you felt your blood boiling, you could reasonably say that you were furious. The word basically means "full of fury," so you get the picture.

Think about the angriest you've ever been. Now double it and you might be getting close to furious, from the Latin furiōsus, meaning "full of rage," which in turn comes from furia, "fury." Greek and Roman mythology had the Furies, who dispensed justice by harshly punishing criminals, sometimes driving them mad. They were merciless, fearsome, and feared, with snakes for hair and bloody eyes. When not on earth, they were tormenting the damned in Hell. Now, that's furious!

Definitions of furious
  1. adjective
    marked by extreme anger
    furious about the accident”
    “a furious scowl”
    synonyms: angered, apoplectic, enraged, infuriated, maddened
    feeling or showing anger
  2. adjective
    marked by extreme and violent energy
    “a furious battle”
    synonyms: ferocious, fierce, savage
    acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
  3. adjective
    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    furious winds”
    synonyms: angry, raging, tempestuous, wild
    (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
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