a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.
fury; rage; madness.
- Also especially British, fu·rore (for defs. 1, 2) .
- furor , fury
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How to use furor in a sentence
YouTube issued its indefinite suspension the next week, as the furor over the first two was dying down.‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies | Will Oremus | August 25, 2021 | Washington Post
In the furor, Major League Baseball moved its summer All-Star Game out of the state.Businesses condemned Georgia’s voting law, then gave thousands to its backers | Isaac Stanley-Becker | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Yet Cuomo still occupies the governor’s office, and the furor over the scandals has quieted down.The New York Mayoral Election Is No Longer Andrew Yang’s To Lose | Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org) | May 28, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
By the time most people woke up Monday morning on either side of the Atlantic, the furor over the Super League was in full bloom.The brief life and spectacular fall of the Super League | Matt Bonesteel | April 21, 2021 | Washington Post
Marketers are showing signs of strain but not panic as the initial furor over the delayed test of Google’s cookie alternative in Europe settles.So FLoC trials are delayed in Europe thanks to GDPR. Now what? | Seb Joseph | March 26, 2021 | Digiday
Imagine the rightful morning-after furor if a racial slight had been broadcast in primetime.
It takes a transgression with real bite to inspire a furor of this intensity—Brangelina burn Jennifer!He’s Still Older, Even in the Moonlight: Woody Allen’s May-December Romances Inspire Scrutiny | Teo Bugbee | July 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But as the furor subsides and the thunder dies, most or all of those girls probably will remain captives.
But in the furor over the latest revelations, an even larger and more serious problem may be getting lost.Does the V.A. Have More Secret, Deadly Wait Lists? | Jacob Siegel | May 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Who would have expected a political furor to erupt around a single Nevada rancher?
The furor it created was cut short by a fire, which destroyed the organ and damaged the tower of the church.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
There was a perfect furor of intellectual excitement going through the house all the time.The American Country Girl | Martha Foote Crow
Hence my love and even furor now for mathematics, from which in my youth I fled.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols) | Thomas De Quincey
The revolutionary furor spread to the country towns, and for a whole week the Union flag practically disappeared from Maryland.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln | John G. Nicolay
He has probably had another attack of furor epilepticus, and killed somebody while under its influence.The Shrieking Pit | Arthur J. Rees