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Meaning of PHRENETIC

Pronunciation:  fri'netik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

PHRENETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: agitated, frantic, frenetic, frenzied
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Phre*net"ic\, Phrenetical \Phre*net"ic*al\, a. [L.
    phreneticus, Gr. ?, ?: cf. F. phr['e]n['e]tique. See
    {Frantic}, and cf. {Frenetic}.]
    Relating to phrenitis; suffering from frenzy; delirious; mad;
    frantic; frenetic. -- {Phre*net"ic*al*ly}, adv.
    
    
  2. \Phre*net"ic\, n.
    One who is phrenetic. --Harvey.
    
    
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amok, at fever pitch, bacchic, berserk, corybantic, delirious, desperate, Dionysiac, fanatical, febrile, feverish, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, hectic, hyperactive, hyperkinetic, hysteric, infatuated, insane, intrusive, like one possessed, mad, madding, maenadic, maniac, maniacal, officious, overanxious, overdesirous, overeager, overenthusiastic, overzealous, perfervid, rabid, raging, ranting, raving, raving mad, running wild, stark-raving mad, ultrazealous, uncontrollable, violent, wild
 

 

 

 

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