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Definition of Furor

  • an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; a fad.
  • a sudden outburst (as of protest).
  • a sudden outburst (as of protest)
  • an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

How to use furor in a sentence. Furor pronunciation.

I was all but exhausted, and I dreaded, on inspecting the sheets, to find them full of absurdities which I had paid no regard to in the furor of composition.
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Quum irasceretur furor eorum in nos, forsitan aqua absorbuisset nos; when he drank the great draught.
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This treatise may be regarded, in its general outlines, as a philosophical amplification of the passage in Horace:- Ira furor brevis est: animum rege; qui, nisi paret, Imperat: hunc fraenis, hunc tu compesce catena.
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This young rebel seemed to have a furor for fighting and robbing Yankees.
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People stared considerably at the kangaroo antics of our car, and one or two horses, after their first glance, developed _furor transitorius_ on the spot; but Hawkins managed to pull up before his cigar store, which was in the outskirts of the town, without kicking up any very serious disturbance.
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I have a sudden access of furor about climbers.
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Eheu, hominum furor: matris tu sola lux es, et gregis ultima spes,"-or in English, that "Here lies Edward, Prince of Wales, brutally murdered while but a youth, in the year of our Lord 1471, on the 4th of May.
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There are rivalries of interest quite as fierce as those which roused the anti-tariff _furor_ of Mr. Calhoun.
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Nothing which flies before the storm is more dangerous than desert sand, nothing can surpass a Christiania FUROR.
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The existence of the EMP-T Bomb has created quite a furor.
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There was an accompanying furor over the DES, some saying that the NSA intentionally weakened it to insure that they could still decrypt any messages using the approved algorithm.
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Attica neglecto pereat facundia Phoebo: Indignis contingat honos, et pondera rerum; Non virtus sed casus agat; tristique cupido; Pectoribus saevi demens furor aestuet aevi; Omniaque hoec sine mente Jovis, sine numine sumimo.
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Of course we sailed and shouted on Echo Lake, and did obeisance to the Old Man of the Mountains and his numerous and nondescript progeny; for he has played pranks up there, and infected the whole surrounding country with a furor of personality.
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Readers of middle age can recall the furor over Tupper, the extravagant expectations as to the brilliant essayist Gilfillan, the soon-extinguished hopes of the poet Alexander Smith.
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Also, how the Doctor's cogitating manner was attributable to his being always engaged in looking out for Greek roots; which, in my innocence and ignorance, I supposed to be a botanical furor on the Doctor's part, especially as he always looked at the ground when he walked about, until I understood that they were roots of words, with a view to a new Dictionary which he had in contemplation.
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Amongst the boys, any thing like a finished education was as little to be expected; the _furor militaris_ had latterly, in the public schools, proceeded to such a pitch, as to defy every attempt towards giving them a general, or in any respect a finished education.
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All that they bad been taught, all the influences on their lives convinced them that nothing could stand before the _furor teutonicus_ once it was turned loose.
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Should I ever visit that country again, I should take a great number of "Freemasons'" aprons for the women; these would be highly prized, and would create a perfect FUROR.
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They say, my lords, Ira furor brevis est; but yond man is ever angry.
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Then Pacific Mail was going at 66 and the brokers were again in a furor.
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Examples of Furor

Example #1
But the task, however trying to my nerves, must be got over; at last, in a kind of desperation, I entered upon it.
Example #2
But the task of revision still remained; for an hour or two I shrank from it, and remained gazing stupidly at the pile of paper which I had written over.
Example #3
Torrentem pertransivit anima nostra; when the stream of his water carried us to the thicket.
Example #4
Quum exsurgerent homines in nos, forte vivos deglutissent nos; when we were eaten in the salad, with salt, oil, and vinegar.
Example #5
After giving a lively description of this passion, the author discusses a variety of questions concerning it: he argues strongly against its utility, in contradiction to the peripatetics, and recommends its restraint, by many just and excellent considerations.
Example #6
His first composition, addressed to Novacus, is on Anger, and continued through three books.