Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being furious; raving madness.

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Examples

  • Waverley expressed his surprise that his friend Davie was capable of such trust; but the Baron gave him to understand that this poor simpleton was neither fatuous nec naturaliter idiota, as is expressed in the brieves of furiosity, but simply a crackbrained knave, who could execute very well any commission which jumped with his own humour, and made his folly a plea for avoiding every other.

    The Waverley

  • Waverley expressed his surprise that his friend Davie was capable of such trust; but the Baron gave him to understand that this poor simpleton was neither fatuous, nec naturaliter idiota, as is expressed in the brieves of furiosity, but simply a crack-brained knave, who could execute very well any commission which jumped with his own humour, and made his folly

    Waverley

  • Waverley expressed his surprise that his friend Davie was capable of such trust; but the Baron gave him to understand that this poor simpleton was neither fatuous, NEC NATURALITER IDIOTA, as is expressed in the brieves of furiosity, but simply a crack-brained knave, who could execute very well any commission which jumped with his own humour, and made his folly a plea for avoiding every other.

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • Waverley expressed his surprise that his friend Davie was capable of such trust; but the Baron gave him to understand that this poor simpleton was neither fatuous, nec naturaliter idiota, as is expressed in the brieves of furiosity, but simply a crack-brained knave, who could execute very well any commission which jumped with his own humour, and made his folly a plea for avoiding every other.

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • [Kill the fattened tofu!] [And furiosity killed eight of them.]

    DUmmie FUnnies

  • Exploding onto the stage with blistering guitars, pounding guitar beats and trance inducing light show, the band revved up its engines and rolled through their set with an undeniably amplified and mind-melting furiosity not willing for compromise.

    OnMilwaukee.com

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