furor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fureor, from Middle French fureur, from Old French furor, from Latin furor, from furō (I rage, I am out of my mind)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfjʊəɹɚ/, /ˈfjɝɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfjʊəɹə/, /ˈfjɜɹə/

Rhymes: -ʊərə(r)

Noun[edit]

furor (countable and uncountable, plural furors)

  1. A general uproar or commotion
  2. Violent anger or frenzy
  3. A state of intense excitement

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From fūr (thief).

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Verb[edit]

present active fūror, present infinitive fūrārī, perfect active fūrātus sum (deponent)

  1. I steal, plunder.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From furō (I rage, I am out of my mind).

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Noun[edit]

furor m (genitive furōris); third declension

  1. a frenzy, rage, madness
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative furor furōrēs
genitive furōris furōrum
dative furōrī furōribus
accusative furōrem furōrēs
ablative furōre furōribus
vocative furor furōrēs
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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor m (plural furores)

  1. furor (general uproar or commotion)
  2. furor (state of intense excitement)
  3. fury (extreme anger)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor

  1. indefinite plural of fura