furor

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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). Doublet of furore.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin furor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor m or f (plural furors)

  1. furor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From fūr (thief).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. I steal, plunder.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of fūror (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fūror fūrāris, fūrāre fūrātur fūrāmur fūrāminī fūrantur
imperfect fūrābar fūrābāris, fūrābāre fūrābātur fūrābāmur fūrābāminī fūrābantur
future fūrābor fūrāberis, fūrābere fūrābitur fūrābimur fūrābiminī fūrābuntur
perfect fūrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect fūrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect fūrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fūrer fūrēris, fūrēre fūrētur fūrēmur fūrēminī fūrentur
imperfect fūrārer fūrārēris, fūrārēre fūrārētur fūrārēmur fūrārēminī fūrārentur
perfect fūrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect fūrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fūrāre fūrāminī
future fūrātor fūrātor fūrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives fūrārī fūrātum esse fūrātūrum esse
participles fūrāns fūrātus fūrātūrus fūrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
fūrandī fūrandō fūrandum fūrandō fūrātum fūrātū
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Aromanian: fur, furari
  • Istro-Romanian: furå
  • Italian: furare
  • Romanian: fura, furare

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor m (genitive furōris); third declension

  1. a frenzy, rage, madness, fury
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative furor furōrēs
Genitive furōris furōrum
Dative furōrī furōribus
Accusative furōrem furōrēs
Ablative furōre furōribus
Vocative furor furōrēs
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • furor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • furor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • furor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to make some one furious: impellere aliquem in furorem
    • to become furious: furore inflammari, incendi
    • in a transport of rage: furore incensus, abreptus, impulsus
  • furor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin furor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor m (plural furores)

  1. furor (general uproar or commotion)
  2. furor; frenzy (state of intense excitement)
    Synonym: frenesi
  3. fury (extreme anger)
    Synonyms: fúria, ira, cólera

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:furor.

Further reading[edit]

  • furor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin furor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fuˈɾoɾ/, [fuˈɾoɾ]

Noun[edit]

furor m (plural furores)

  1. fury, rage
  2. frenzy

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

furor

  1. indefinite plural of fura