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Meaning of FRANTIC

Pronunciation:  'frantik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion; "frantic with anger and frustration"; "frenetic screams followed the accident"; "a frenzied look in his eye"
  2. [adj]  marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
 

FRANTIC is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: agitated, delirious, excited, frenetic, frenzied, mad, phrenetic, unrestrained, wild
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fran"tic\, a. [OE. frentik, frenetik, F. frentique, L.
phreneticus, from Gr. ?. See {Frenzy}, and cf. {Frenetic},
{Phrenetic}.]
Mad; raving; furious; violent; wild and disorderly;
distracted.

      Die, frantic wretch, for this accursed deed! --Shak.

      Torrents of frantic abuse.               --Macaulay.
-- {Fran"tic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Fran"tic*ly}, adv. --Shak. --
{Fran"tic*ness}, n. --Johnson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandoned, agitated, amok, anarchic, angry, at fever pitch, bacchic, bellowing, berserk, blustering, blusterous, blustery, carried away, chaotic, confused, corybantic, delirious, demoniac, desperate, Dionysiac, disconcerted, distracted, distrait, distraught, ecstatic, enraptured, excitable, excited, fanatical, febrile, feral, ferocious, feverish, fierce, frenetic, frenzied, fulminating, furious, haggard, hectic, hellish, hog-wild, howling, hyperactive, hyperkinetic, hysteric, hysterical, in a dither, in a tizzy, in a transport, in hysterics, infatuated, infuriate, insane, insensate, intoxicated, intrusive, like one possessed, mad, madding, maenadic, maniac, maniacal, mindless, nervous, officious, orgasmic, orgastic, orgiastic, overanxious, overdesirous, overeager, overenthusiastic, overwrought, overzealous, pandemoniac, perfervid, perturbed, possessed, rabid, raging, rambling, ramping, ranting, ravening, raving, raving mad, ravished, rip-roaring, roaring, running mad, running wild, stark-raving mad, storming, stormy, tempestuous, transported, troublous, tumultuous, turbulent, ultrazealous, uncontrollable, uproarious, upset, violent, wandering, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, wrought up
 

 

 

 

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