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Synonyms for fury
ˈfyʊər ifu·ry

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. fury

    Displeasure is the mildest and most general word. Choler and ire, now rare except in poetic or highly rhetorical language, denote a still, and the latter a persistent, anger. Temper used alone in the sense of anger is colloquial, tho we may correctly say a hot temper, a fiery temper, etc. Passion, tho a word of far wider application, may, in the singular, be employed to denote anger; "did put me in a towering passion," Shakespeare Hamlet act v, sc. 2. Anger is violent and vindictive emotion, which is sharp, sudden, and, like all violent passions, necessarily brief. Resentment (a feeling back or feeling over again) is persistent, the bitter brooding over injuries. Exasperation, a roughening, is a hot, superficial intensity of anger, demanding instant expression. Rage drives one beyond the bounds of prudence or discretion; fury is stronger yet, and sweeps one away into uncontrollable violence. Anger is personal and usually selfish, aroused by real or supposed wrong to oneself, and directed specifically and intensely against the person who is viewed as blameworthy. Indignation is impersonal and unselfish displeasure at unworthy acts (Latin indigna), i. e., at wrong as wrong. Pure indignation is not followed by regret, and needs no repentance; it is also more self-controlled than anger. Anger is commonly a sin; indignation is often a duty. Wrath is deep and perhaps vengeful displeasure, as when the people of Nazareth were "filled with wrath" at the plain words of Jesus (Luke iv, 28); it may, however, simply express the culmination of righteous indignation without malice in a pure being; as, the wrath of God. Impatience, fretfulness, irritation, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, and vexation express the slighter forms of anger. Irritation, petulance, and vexation are temporary and for immediate cause. Fretfulness, pettishness, and peevishness are chronic states finding in any petty matter an occasion for their exercise. Compare ACRIMONY; ENMITY; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    anger, animosity, choler, displeasure, exasperation, fretfulness, impatience, indignation, ire, irritation, offense, passion, peevishness, pettishness, petulance, rage, resentment, temper, vexation, wrath

    Antonyms:
    amiability, charity, forbearance, gentleness, leniency, lenity, long-suffering, love, mildness, patience, peace, peaceableness, peacefulness, self-control, self-restraint

    Preposition:
    Anger at the insult prompted the reply. Anger toward the offender exaggerates the offense.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fury, rage, madnessnoun

    a feeling of intense anger

    "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"

    Synonyms:
    fad, hydrophobia, foolishness, furiousness, hysteria, craze, vehemence, insaneness, cult, rabidness, madness, ferocity, violence, delirium, passion, fierceness, furore, rabies, frenzy, rage, lyssa, folly, craziness, lunacy, wildness, rabidity, furor

  2. craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysterianoun

    state of violent mental agitation

    Synonyms:
    fad, hysterical neurosis, furiousness, hysteria, craze, vehemence, cult, madness, ferocity, violence, delirium, fierceness, furore, frenzy, rage, wildness, furor

  3. ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildnessnoun

    the property of being wild or turbulent

    "the storm's violence"

    Synonyms:
    rage, delirium, emphasis, craze, frenzy, abandon, madness, wildness, force, violence, vehemence, furiousness, ferocity, hysteria, fierceness

  4. Fury, Eumenides, Erinyesnoun

    (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals

    Synonyms:
    frenzy, rage, madness, craze, violence, delirium, wildness, vehemence, hysteria, furiousness, ferocity, fierceness

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. furynoun

    Synonyms:
    rage, frenzy, madness, FUROR, violent anger

  2. furynoun

    Synonyms:
    impetuosity, vehemence

  3. furynoun

    Synonyms:
    goddess of vengeance

  4. furynoun

    Synonyms:
    vixen, virago, hag, shrew, termagant, beldam, xantippe, turbulent woman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. furynoun

    Synonyms:
    wrath, rage, indignation, ire, frenzy, virago, termagant, shrew, vixen, beldame, xantippe, agitation, excitement, turbulence

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "fury":

    rage, anger, wrath, outrage, frenzy, busybody

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Fury":

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How to use fury in a sentence?

  1. John Dryden:

    Beware the fury of a patient man.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    We need a commander-in-chief who will speak the truth, and who will unleash the full force and fury of the American military to utterly destroy ISIS and its affiliates, we need to pass the Expatriate Terrorist Act, so that known ISIS terrorists cannot use U.S. passports to return to America and wage jihad. We need a President who is serious – who will identify the enemy by name and do everything necessary to defeat it.

  3. Milton Friedman:

    Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.

  4. Mark Warner:

    Diplomacy is the right path forward to deal with North Korea, at the same time, due to Pyongyang’s history of obfuscation and international defiance, the United States must proceed with caution. I am deeply concerned that the White House has not laid the necessary diplomatic groundwork and coordination for direct talks with North Korea, continued Warner, a Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Trump had previously threatened North Korea with fire and fury like the world has never seen. He also tweeted Saturday :.

  5. President Trump:

    They will be met with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen.


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