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FRANTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does frantic mean? 

FRANTIC (adjective)
  The adjective FRANTIC has 2 senses:

1. excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion
2. marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

  Familiarity information: FRANTIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRANTIC (adjective)


Sense 1frantic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Excessively agitated; transported with rage or other violent emotion

Synonyms:

frantic; frenetic; phrenetic; frenzied

Context examples:

frantic with anger and frustration / frenetic screams followed the accident / a frenzied look in his eye

Similar:

agitated (troubled emotionally and usually deeply)


Sense 2frantic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

Synonyms:

delirious; frantic; unrestrained; excited; mad

Context examples:

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

Similar:

wild (marked by extreme lack of restraint or control)


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