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Definition 1: the property of being wild or turbulent - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where fury or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the storm's violence

Synonyms for fury in the sense of this definition

(fury is a kind of ...) high level or degree; the property of being intense

(... is a kind of fury ) the property of being untamed and ferocious

"the coastline is littered with testaments to the savageness of the waters" "a craving for barbaric splendor, for savagery and color and the throb of drums"

Definition 2: a feeling of intense anger - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where fury or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for fury in the sense of this definition

(fury is a kind of ...) a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

(... is a kind of fury ) intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

(... is a kind of fury ) a state of fury so great the face becomes discolored

Definition 3: (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for fury in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of fury ) one of the three Furies

(... is a kind of fury ) one of the three Furies

(... is a kind of fury ) one of the three Furies

(fury is an instance of ...) a monster renowned in folklore and myth

(fury belongs to category ...) the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks

Definition 4: state of violent mental agitation - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for fury in the sense of this definition

(fury is a kind of ...) a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently

(... is a kind of fury ) a frenzy of emotion; as for something unattainable

(... is a kind of fury ) a condition in which a large group of people exhibit the same state of violent mental agitation

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