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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

    Etymology: [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. Mohammad Abu-Salha:

    She was frantic over the phone, and she was told by one of his colleagues that Deah was involved in that shooting and that there were three people killed.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    I think in terms of a commander-in-chief, we ought to have someone who isn't springing out of bed to tweet in a frantic response to the latest polls, i think the American people are looking for a commander-in-chief who is stable and steady and a calm hand to keep this country safe.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    I would note that Donald's record does not match what he says as a candidate, i think in terms of a commander in chief, we ought to have someone who isn't springing out of bed to tweet in a frantic response to the latest polls.

  4. Sheriff Grady Judd:

    John Camfield mowed them down, ran through them like a bowling ball through bowling pins. it’s devastating in the greatest sense of the word. One of the victims was the 11-year-old daughter of an off-duty deputy. He ran outside barefoot after getting a frantic phone call from her and assumed the worst as he came upon the injured children.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    I imagine it pulled him out of bed this morning and send him tweeting and tweeting and tweeting, i think in terms of a commander in chief, we ought to have someone who isn't springing out of bed to tweet in a frantic response to the latest polls.

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