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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fre•net•icfrəˈnɛt ɪk(adj.)

also fre•net′i•cal

  1. frantic; frenzied.

Origin of frenetic:

1350–1400; ME; see frantic

fre•net′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frantic, frenetic, phrenetic, frenzied(adj)

    excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion

    "frantic with anger and frustration"; "frenetic screams followed the accident"; "a frenzied look in his eye"

Wiktionary

  1. frenetic(Noun)

    One who is frenetic.

  2. frenetic(Adjective)

    Fast, frantic, harried, or frenzied; having extreme enthusiasm or energy.

    After a week of working at a frenetic pace, she was ready for Saturday.

  3. frenetic(Adjective)

    Mentally deranged, insane.

  4. frenetic(Adjective)

    Characterised by manifestations of delirium or madness.

  5. Origin: From frenetike, from phreneticus, from *, from φρενῖτις, from φρήν. Compare frantic.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

frantic(adjective)

wildly excited

the frantic pace of modern life.

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