An example of a furor is a stampede of people racing down the street.
- fury; rage; frenzy
- a great, widespread outburst of admiration or enthusiasm; craze; rage
- a state of excitement or confusion; commotion or uproar
Origin of furorMiddle English furour ; from Old French fureur ; from Classical Latin furor, rage, madness ; from furere: see fury
- A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
- Violent anger; frenzy.
- A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
- A state of intense excitement or ecstasy.
Origin of furorMiddle English furour, wrath, fury, from Old French fureur, from Latin furor, from furere, to rage.
(countable and uncountable, plural furors)
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”)