late 14c., "impetuous, unrestrained," from Old French furios, furieus "furious, enraged, livid" (14c., Modern French furieux), from Latin furiosus "full of rage, mad," from furia "rage, passion, fury" (see fury). Furioso, from the Italian form of the word, was used in English 17c.-18c. for "an enraged person," probably from Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso."
1. I am absolutely furious that he divorced me to marry her.
2. A furious player kicked his racket into the grandstand.
3. Jack was furious with his London doctors for having misled him.
4. Colleagues were furious at doing her work while she wined and dined.
5. Sara, while remaining outwardly amiable toward all concerned, was inwardly furious.