furor

furor [ FYOO'R-awr ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a general disorder or general commotion
2. violent anger
3. a public outburst of excitement or ecstasy or a state of intense enthusiasm
4. a craze or fad. (Also, especially British, furore)
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The poison pen letters circulating the campus created a furor among the students and had to be suppressed.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The ongoing foreclosure spectacle in the US, and the public furor it has stoked, probably won’t help Mozilo’s case.

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