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ˈfræn tɪkfran·tic

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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"

  2. delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained(adj)

    marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

    "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"

Wiktionary

  1. frantic(Adjective)

    Insane, mentally unstable.

  2. frantic(Adjective)

    In a state of panic, worry, frenzy or rush.

    They returned the missing child to his frantic mother.

  3. frantic(Adjective)

    Extremely energetic

    frantic music

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frantic(adj)

    mad; raving; furious; violent; wild and disorderly; distracted

  2. Origin: [OE. frentik, frenetik, F. frentique, L. phreneticus, from Gr. . See Frenzy, and cf. Frenetic, Phrenetic.]

Freebase

  1. Frantic

    Frantic is a 1988 American-French mystery thriller film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Harrison Ford and Emmanuelle Seigner. The theme was written, arranged and performed by Simply Red. The French locations and Ennio Morricone's musical score create much of the film's atmosphere. Grace Jones' recording of I've Seen That Face Before, a cover version of Ástor Piazzolla's Libertango, as well as "Chicago Song" of David Sanborn is heard at key moments in the film.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Frantic

    fran′tik, adj. mad, furious: wild.—advs. Fran′tically, Fran′ticly (Shak.).—adj. Fran′tic-mad, raving mad.—n. Fran′ticness, the state of being frantic. [O. Fr. frenetique—L. phreneticus—Gr. phrenētikos, mad, phrenītis, inflammation of the brain—phrēn, the mind; see Frenzy.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of frantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of frantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of frantic in a Sentence

  1. Connor Campbell:

    There were frantic scenes on the markets this morning.

  2. Reinhold Niebuhr:

    Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are unsure that we are doubly sure.

  3. Steven Wright:

    When I have a kid, I wanna put him in one of those strollers for twins, then run around the mall looking frantic.

  4. Mike Parker:

    No one seemed frantic at all, not even the woman who was stung. The flight attendants did a great job, as did the captain.

  5. Christopher Hart:

    Technology has reached a point where we shouldn't have to search hundreds of miles of ocean floor in a frantic race to find these valuable boxes.

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