An example of a furor is a stampede of people racing down the street.
Origin of furor
- Middle English furour wrath, fury from Old French fureur from Latin furor from furere to rage
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- 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”)