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fu·ror

 (fyo͝or′ôr′, -ər)
n.
1. A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
2. Violent anger; frenzy.
3. A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
4. A state of intense excitement or ecstasy.

[Middle English furour, wrath, fury, from Old French fureur, from Latin furor, from furere, to rage.]

fu•ror

(ˈfyʊər ɔr, -ər)

n.
1. a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
2. a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.
3. fury; rage; madness.
Also, esp. Brit.,fu′rore (for defs. 1, 2).
[1425–75; late Middle English fureor < Middle French < Latin: a raging; see fury, -or1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furor - an interest followed with exaggerated zealfuror - an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
fashion - the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
2.furor - a sudden outburst (as of protest)
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
brouhaha - a confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits

furor

noun
1. Violent or unrestrained anger:
2. The current custom:
Informal: thing.
Idioms: the in thing, the last word, the latest thing.
Translations
Furor

furor

n. furor, ira extrema.