furor vs rage what difference

what is difference between furor and rage

English

Alternative forms

  • furore
  • furour (obsolete)

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfjʊəɹɚ/, /ˈfjɝɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfjʊərɔː/

Rhymes: -ʊəɹə(ɹ)

  • Homophone: Führer

Noun

furor (countable and uncountable, plural furors)

  1. A general uproar or commotion
  2. Violent anger or frenzy
  3. A state of intense excitement

Latin

Etymology 1

From fūr (thief).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfuː.ror/, [ˈfuːɾɔɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈfu.ror/, [ˈfuːrɔr]

Verb

fūror (present infinitive fūrārī, perfect active fūrātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I steal, plunder.
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • fūrāx
Related terms
  • fūr
  • fūrtim
  • furtum
  • fūrtīvus
Descendants
  • Aromanian: fur, furari
  • Istro-Romanian: furå
  • Italian: furare
  • Romanian: fura, furare

Etymology 2

From furō (I rage, I am out of my mind) +‎ -or.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfu.ror/, [ˈfʊɾɔɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈfu.ror/, [ˈfuːrɔr]

Noun

furor m (genitive furōris); third declension

  1. a frenzy, rage, madness, fury
Declension

Third-declension noun.

Related terms
  • furō
Descendants

References

  • furor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • furor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • furor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • furor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin furor.

Noun

furor m (plural furores)

  1. furor (general uproar or commotion)
  2. furor; frenzy (state of intense excitement)
    Synonym: frenesi
  3. fury (extreme anger)
    Synonyms: fúria, ira, cólera

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:furor.

Further reading

  • “furor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin furor.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fuˈɾoɾ/, [fuˈɾoɾ]

Noun

furor m (plural furores)

  1. fury, rage
  2. frenzy

Further reading

  • “furor” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Noun

furor

  1. indefinite plural of fura


English

Etymology

From Middle English, borrowed through Anglo-Norman rage (French rage), from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabiēs (anger, fury).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹeɪdʒ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒ

Noun

rage (countable and uncountable, plural rages)

  1. Violent uncontrolled anger.
  2. A current fashion or fad.
    • 1864, Samuel Greatheed, ‎Daniel Parken, ‎Theophilus Williams, The Eclectic Review (volume 7? volume 120? page 130)
      This rage for boulevardizing has destroyed the quaint, queer, pestilential streets of old Paris, through which it was our pleasure to wander many years since.
  3. (obsolete) Any vehement passion.

Synonyms

  • fury
  • ire

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

rage (third-person singular simple present rages, present participle raging, simple past and past participle raged)

  1. (intransitive) To act or speak in heightened anger.
  2. (intransitive, sometimes figuratively) To move with great violence, as a storm etc.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob’s Room Chapter 1
      “The two women murmured over the spirit-lamp, plotting the eternal conspiracy of hush and clean bottles while the wind raged and gave a sudden wrench at the cheap fastenings.
    • 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, “[1],” New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012):
      Though the storm raged up the East Coast, it has become increasingly apparent that New Jersey took the brunt of it.
  3. (obsolete) To enrage.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ager, GRAE, Gear, Gera, Rega, ager, areg, gare, gear

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːɣə/, [ˈʁɑːʊ]

Etymology 1

From Old Norse raka, from Proto-Germanic *rakōną, cognate with Swedish raka, English rake. Related to *rekaną (to pile) and *rakjaną (to stretch).

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. to scrape
  2. (dated) to shave
    Synonym: barbere
Inflection
Derived terms

References

  • “rage,1” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German rāken (to hit, reach), from Proto-Germanic *rakōną, cognate with Dutch raken (Swedish råka is also borrowed from Low German). Probably related ot the previous verb.

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. (transitive, usually negated) to concern, to be of (someone’s) business
  2. (transitive) to not concern, to not be any of (someone’s) business
    • 1967, Christian Kampmann, Sammen, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)
      Men det rager mig, hvad folk siger .
    • 2007, Jonas T. Bengtsson, Submarino, Art People (→ISBN)
      “Det rager mig, hvad hun har lyst til.”
Inflection

References

  • “rage,2” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 3

From German ragen (to jut, stick out), from Proto-Germanic *hragōną, cognate with Old English oferhragan.

Verb

rage (past tense ragede, past participle raget)

  1. to jut, stick out, stand out
Inflection
Derived terms

References

  • “rage,3” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French rage, from Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraː.ʒə/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ge
  • Rhymes: -aːʒə

Noun

rage f or m (plural rages)

  1. craze, fad, fashion.

Synonyms

  • hype, modegril

Derived terms

  • Pokémonrage

French

Etymology

From Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabiēs.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁaʒ/

Noun

rage f (plural rages)

  1. rage (fury, anger)
    • 1813, Les Attraits de la Morale, Ou la Vertu Parée de Tous Ses Charmes, et l’Art de rendre Heureux ceux qui nous entourent, page 179.
  2. rabies (disease)
    • 1935, Revista da produção animal, Instituto de Biologia Animal, page 47.

Derived terms

  • enrager
  • fou de rage
  • faire rage
  • rage de dents
  • rage au volant
  • vert de rage

Descendants

  • German: Rage

Further reading

  • “rage” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • gare, garé, géra

German

Verb

rage

  1. inflection of ragen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Norman

Etymology

From Old French rage, from Vulgar Latin *rabia, from Latin rabiēs (anger, fury).

Noun

rage f (plural rages)

  1. (Jersey) rabies

Old French

Alternative forms

  • raige (uncommon)

Noun

rage f (oblique plural rages, nominative singular rage, nominative plural rages)

  1. rage; ire; fury

Romanian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin ragere. Compare French raire, réer; cf. also French railler, Italian ragliare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈrad͡ʒe]

Verb

a rage (third-person singular present rage, past participle not used3rd conj.

  1. (of animals) to roar, howl, bellow
Conjugation

Derived terms

  • răget

See also

  • urla, mugi, țipa, zbiera

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