Origin of furious
Examples from the Web for furious
The story was so appalling, the attack so brutish and morally offensive, that it provoked an immediate, furious response.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I also believe the administration is hiding something about Benghazi and Fast and Furious, but the key word is “believe.”
“Operation Fast and Furious” continues to rankle some Republicans.
“They are furious with Pippa,” an aristocratic source told Radar Online at the time.
And by the time it was all over, his fellow Republicans in Washington were furious.
He was furious at the situation and at Mamise for teasing him so.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
He came up in a furious rage, cursing us and brandishing a revolver.The Escaping Club|A. J. Evans
Both the Mercer girls kissed Dal on the strength of it, and Anne was furious.When a Man Marries|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He now went to Mass, and was furious with his father-in-law, who was ruining the family on account of Nana.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
At this the toy captain was so furious that he shook with anger from head to foot.The Other Side of the Sun|Evelyn Sharp
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."
see fast and furious.