Meaning: A wave of enthusiastic admiration; a craze. A situation that angers / upsets or excites many people. An outbreak of public anger or excitement.
Synonyms: Commotion, uproar, outcry, fuss, upset, brouhaha, foofaraw, palaver, pother, tempest, agitation, pandemonium, disturbance, hubbub, rumpus, tumult, turmoil.
Use: Amid accusations of fraud, there was a public furor when the politician was arrested.
When the wrong winner was crowned, the entire universe was in a furor over the supposed mistake.