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fury

Violent, angry, and ferocious, fury is a feeling of wild, intense anger. Before you let your fury get the best of you, it's good to take a few deep breaths before you speak.

Fury is anger times ten — it's unrestrained and maybe a little scary. If you've ever seen a little kid have a raging temper tantrum because it was time to leave the park, you have an idea of what fury looks — and sounds — like. Fury can also describe aspects of nature, like the fury of a hurricane. In Greek mythology, a fury was a spirit of punishment, named for the three Furies, goddesses who punished the guilty.

Definitions of fury
  1. noun
    the property of being wild or turbulent
    synonyms: ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, vehemence, violence, wildness
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    types:
    savageness, savagery
    the property of being untamed and ferocious
    type of:
    intensity, intensiveness
    high level or degree; the property of being intense
  2. noun
    a feeling of intense anger
    “hell hath no fury like a woman scorned”
    synonyms: madness, rage
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    types:
    wrath
    intense anger (usually on an epic scale)
    lividity
    a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored
    type of:
    anger, bile, choler, ire
    a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
  3. noun
    state of violent mental agitation
    synonyms: craze, delirium, frenzy, hysteria
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    types:
    nympholepsy
    a frenzy of emotion; as for something unattainable
    epidemic hysertia, mass hysteria
    a condition in which a large group of people exhibit the same state of violent mental agitation
    type of:
    mania, manic disorder
    a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
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