Definitions for hecticˈhɛk tɪk
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marked by intense agitation or emotion
"worked at a feverish pace"
A hectic fever.
A flush like one produced by such a fever.
Of a fever, pertaining to bodily reactions characterised by flushed or dry skin.
Very busy with activity and confusion; feverish.
The city center is so hectic at 8 in the morning that I go to work an hour beforehand to avoid the crowds
Origin: From etique, from *, from έκτικός, from έξις, from έξειν.
habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush
in a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient
a hectic flush
Origin: [F. hectique, Gr. habitual, consumptive, fr. habit, a habit of body or mind, fr. to have; akin to Skr. sah to overpower, endure; cf. AS. sige, sigor, victory, G. sieg, Goth. sigis. Cf. Scheme.]
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