FU'RY, n. [L. furor, furia, furo, to rage.]1. A violent rushing; impetuous motion; as the fury of the winds.2. Rage; a storm of anger; madness; turbulence.I do oppose my patience to his fury.3. Enthusiasm; heat of the mind.4. In mythology, a deity; a goddess of vengeance; hence, a stormy turbulent, violent woman.
FU'RY, n. [L. furor, furia; Fr. fureur, furie; Sp. furia; from L. furo, to rage; W. fwyraw, to drive. Class Br.]
- A violent rushing; impetuous motion; as, the fury of the winds.
- Rage; a storm of anger; madness; turbulence.
I do oppose my patience to his fury. Shak.
- Enthusiasm; heat of the mind. Dryden
- In mythology, a deity, a goddess of vengeance; hence, a stormy, turbulent, violent woman. Addison.
- Violent or extreme excitement; overmastering agitation or
- Violent anger; extreme wrath; rage; --
sometimes applied to inanimate things, as the wind or storms;
- pl. (Greek Myth.) The avenging
deities, Tisiphone, Alecto, and Megæra; the Erinyes or
- One of the Parcæ, or Fates, esp.
- A stormy, turbulent violent woman; a hag;
a vixen; a virago; a termagant.