- full of fury, violent passion, or rage; extremely angry; enraged: He was furious about the accident.
- intensely violent, as wind or storms.
- of unrestrained energy, speed, etc.: furious activity.
Origin of furious
Examples from the Web for furiously
The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’
January 4, 2015
It will go down as the only movie ever, probably, that features Josh Brolin furiously licking your armpit.Patricia Arquette Uncut: Drunken Mischief with Johnny Depp, ‘True Romance’ Crush, and ‘Boyhood’
July 16, 2014
He becomes angry, intransigent, furiously scribbling notes; Chaz meets determination with determination.
Even as the nuclear deal was being negotiated, the Iranian government was furiously imprisoning bloggers, lawyers and journalists.How America’s Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran’s Liberals
David Keyes & Ahmad Batebi
December 3, 2013
To this day, my iPod is around 70 percent songs I furiously downloaded after hearing them on TRL.‘TRL’ Turns 15: The Daily Beast Staff Picks Their Favorite Moments
The Daily Beast
September 14, 2013
He tears the document, and throws the pieces about furiously.The Imaginary Invalid
It was high time, for the bears were furiously engaged in the work of demolition.The Field of Ice
The sound of a horse at a gallop came fast and furiously up the hill.A Tale of Two Cities
Coryston had been furiously angry when the terms of his father's will were revealed.The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
I was furiously angry with her, but I was more angry with myself.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
- extremely angry or annoyed; raging
- violent, wild, or unrestrained, as in speed, vigour, energy, etc
Word Origin and History for furiously
late 14c., from Old French furieus (14c., Modern French furieux), from Latin furiosus "full of rage, mad," from furia "rage, passion, fury." Furioso, from the Italian form of the word, was used in English 17c.-18c. for "an enraged person," probably from Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso."
Idioms and Phrases with furiously
see fast and furious.