[ fyoor-awr, -er ]
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  1. a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.

  2. a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.

  1. fury; rage; madness.

Origin of furor

First recorded in 1425–75; from Latin: “a raging”; replacing late Middle English fureor, from Middle French
  • Also especially British, fu·rore (for defs. 1, 2) .

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