Origin of furor
Examples from the Web for furor
It takes a transgression with real bite to inspire a furor of this intensity—Brangelina burn Jennifer!
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|DAILY BEAST
The app must have caused a furor, because by Monday, Google had already taken it down.
But the bill caused such a furor that it was quickly killed in committee.The Week in Wingnuts: Dog Background Checks, a U.N. Plot Against Fishing & More|Luke Kerr-Dineen|April 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Although his assumption of power was accepted docilely by the Council, it sparked a furor among the populace of Mayfield.The Year When Stardust Fell|Raymond F. Jones
"Yes; I do not remember, of late years, any one who created such a furor as Lady Studleigh," was his reply.A Fair Mystery|Bertha M. Clay
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
When this furor had blown over, after things had quieted down in the Jovian confederacy, it might be possible to release Mallory.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak
At the end of the session, when he returned to his home, he found Chicago wrought up to a furor of protest.Stephen Arnold Douglas|William Garrott Brown
Word Origin and History for furor
late 15c., from Middle French fureur, from Latin furor "a ravaging, rage, madness, passion;" related to furia "rage, passion, fury" (see fury).