ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)
marked by extreme and violent energy
"a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"
angered, rough, trigger-happy, uncivilized, savage, barbarous, angry, cutthroat, infuriated, tempestuous, furious, raging, violent, fell, fierce, barbaric, feral, cruel, enraged, vehement, maddened, ferocious, roughshod, tearing, boisterous, barbarian, uncivilised, bowelless, vicious, brutal, ferine, wild
angered, enraged, furious, infuriated, maddened(adj)
marked by extreme anger
"the enraged bull attached"; "furious about the accident"; "a furious scowl"; "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy"; "could not control the maddened crowd"
angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)
(of the elements) as if showing violent anger
"angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"
raging, stormy, hot, maddened, wild, gaga, enraged, violent, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, hazardous, tempestuous, godforsaken, dotty, angered, uncivilised, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, infuriated, savage, fantastic, groundless, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, barbaric, furious, unwarranted
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Fierce signifies having a furious and cruel nature, or being in a furious and cruel mood, more commonly the latter. It applies to that which is now intensely excited, or liable to intense and sudden excitement. Ferocious refers to a state or disposition; that which is fierce flashes or blazes; that which is ferocious steadily burns; we speak of a ferocious animal, a fierce passion. A fiery spirit with a good disposition is quickly excitable in a good cause, but may not be fierce or ferocious. Savage signifies untrained, uncultivated. Ferocious always denotes a tendency to violence; it is more distinctly bloodthirsty than the other words; a person may be deeply, intensely cruel, and not at all ferocious; a ferocious countenance expresses habitual ferocity; a fierce countenance may express habitual fierceness, or only the sudden anger of the moment. That which is wild is simply unrestrained; the word may imply no anger or harshness; as, wild delight, wild alarm.
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Translations for furious
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- furiósCatalan, Valencian
- ξέφρενος, μανιασμένοςGreek
- kolerega, furiozaEsperanto
- fiadhaichScottish Gaelic
- tomboló, őrjöngőHungarian
- ad indignandum facilisLatin
- rasende, med voldsom kraft, olmNorwegian
- яростный, разъярённыйRussian
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