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Synonyms for furious
ˈfyʊər i əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)

    marked by extreme and violent energy

    "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

    Synonyms:
    angered, rough, trigger-happy, uncivilized, savage, barbarous, angry, cutthroat, infuriated, tempestuous, raging, violent, fell, fierce, barbaric, feral, cruel, enraged, vehement, maddened, ferocious, roughshod, tearing, boisterous, barbarian, uncivilised, bowelless, vicious, brutal, ferine, wild

    Antonyms:
    unangry(p), calm, nonviolent

  2. angered, enraged, furious, infuriated, maddened(adj)

    marked by extreme anger

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    enraged, angry, raging, maddened, savage, wild, infuriated, tempestuous, fierce, ferocious, angered

    Antonyms:
    calm, nonviolent, unangry(p)

  3. angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)

    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

    "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

    Synonyms:
    raging, stormy, hot, maddened, wild, gaga, enraged, violent, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, hazardous, tempestuous, godforsaken, dotty, angered, uncivilised, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, infuriated, savage, fantastic, groundless, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, barbaric, unwarranted

    Antonyms:
    calm, nonviolent, unangry(p)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. furious

    Fierce signifies having a furious and cruel nature, or being in a furious and cruel mood, more commonly the latter. It applies to that which is now intensely excited, or liable to intense and sudden excitement. Ferocious refers to a state or disposition; that which is fierce flashes or blazes; that which is ferocious steadily burns; we speak of a ferocious animal, a fierce passion. A fiery spirit with a good disposition is quickly excitable in a good cause, but may not be fierce or ferocious. Savage signifies untrained, uncultivated. Ferocious always denotes a tendency to violence; it is more distinctly bloodthirsty than the other words; a person may be deeply, intensely cruel, and not at all ferocious; a ferocious countenance expresses habitual ferocity; a fierce countenance may express habitual fierceness, or only the sudden anger of the moment. That which is wild is simply unrestrained; the word may imply no anger or harshness; as, wild delight, wild alarm.

    Synonyms:
    ferocious, fierce, fiery, impetuous, raging, savage, uncultivated, untrained, violent, wild

    Antonyms:
    affectionate, docile, gentle, harmless, kind, mild, patient, peaceful, submissive, sweet, tame, tender

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. furious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    raging, frantic, infuriated, frenzied, mad, violent, fierce, very angry

  2. furious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vehement, impetuous, tempestuous, stormy, boisterous, tumultuous, turbulent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. furious(a)

    Synonyms:
    infuriated, angry, raging, violent, frenzied, turbulent, fierce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "furious":

    angry, pissed, mad, livid, frenzied, enraged, irate, upset, frantic

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How to use furious in a sentence?

  1. Marcela Puicón:

    I feel helpless, angry and furious, I feel like my hands are tied, my father is sick and we can't afford something that is so essential for him to survive.

  2. James Heckman:

    I want justice served, manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance's raped, molested all these women and nothing's been done and that makes me furious.

  3. Mahathir Mohamad:

    We are working as hard as possible at a furious pace. We think that we already have almost a perfect case.

  4. Neil Mawston:

    Apple fans in China had been waiting years for bigger-screen iPhones and they are upgrading at a furious rate to the new models.

  5. John Malcolm:

    ATF has, and deservedly so, has taken it on the chin for operations like Fast and Furious, and it could be they have approval processes that are overly draconian.

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