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  • adj. frantic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Frantic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Partaking of frenzy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If the House should be frenzical We must sit till next March and leave it to the People to decide by choosing a new

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 19 March 1796

  • FIRE and fury! distraction! destruction! and death! — with all the unmeaning exclamations of frenzical exclaimers! — what is now to be done? where can I be secure from the effect of enchantment?

    Vicissitudes in Genteel Life

  • The substance of your frenzical letter, I wish to pass slightly over; being willing to believe it was not written with any sober meaning.

    Vicissitudes in Genteel Life

  • Mr. Evelyn was gone to the Rectory; the Colonel rode out — was the report: no one, I imagine, chusing to give in the account of his frenzical departure.

    Vicissitudes in Genteel Life

  • "The Oxford English Dictionary, the Pedant's Bible, gives" franticness "as" The state or condition of being frantic ", so we don't have to see 'frenzy' as the noun and 'frantic' as the adjective, despite their common etymology, especially because we also have 'frenzical'.

    Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United - as it happened

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