- Very active and unpredicatable; volatile: a raging debate; a raging fire.
- Remarkable; extraordinary: a raging hit on prime-time TV.
Variant of rage
- Obsolete insanity
- a furious, uncontrolled anger; esp., a brief spell of raving fury
- a great force, violence, or intensity, as of the wind
- strong emotion, enthusiasm, or desire
Origin: OFr from Late Latin rabia, rage, madness; akin to rabere, to rage: see rabid
- ragingly adverb
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