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fren·zy

 (frĕn′zē)
n. pl. fren·zies
1. A state of violent mental agitation or wild excitement.
2. Temporary madness or delirium.
3. A mania; a craze.
tr.v. fren·zied, fren·zy·ing, fren·zies
To drive into a frenzy.

[Middle English frenesie, from Old French, from Medieval Latin phrenēsia, from Latin phrenēsis, back-formation from phrenēticus, delirious; see frenetic.]

frenzy

(ˈfrɛnzɪ)
n, pl -zies
1. (Pathology) violent mental derangement
2. wild excitement or agitation; distraction
3. a bout of wild or agitated activity: a frenzy of preparations.
vb, -zies, -zying or -zied
(tr) to make frantic; drive into a frenzy
[C14: from Old French frenesie, from Late Latin phrēnēsis madness, delirium, from Late Greek, ultimately from Greek phrēn mind; compare frenetic]

fren•zy

(ˈfrɛn zi)

n., pl. -zies, n.
1. extreme mental agitation; wild or violent excitement.
2. a fit or spell of mental derangement resembling or resulting from a mania.
3. agitated or uncontrollable activity.
v.t.
4. make frantic.
[1300–50; Middle English frenesie < Old French < Late Latin phrenēsis < Late Greek, for Greek phrenîtis inflammation of the brain]

frenzy


Past participle: frenzied
Gerund: frenzying

Imperative
frenzy
frenzy
Present
I frenzy
you frenzy
he/she/it frenzies
we frenzy
you frenzy
they frenzy
Preterite
I frenzied
you frenzied
he/she/it frenzied
we frenzied
you frenzied
they frenzied
Present Continuous
I am frenzying
you are frenzying
he/she/it is frenzying
we are frenzying
you are frenzying
they are frenzying
Present Perfect
I have frenzied
you have frenzied
he/she/it has frenzied
we have frenzied
you have frenzied
they have frenzied
Past Continuous
I was frenzying
you were frenzying
he/she/it was frenzying
we were frenzying
you were frenzying
they were frenzying
Past Perfect
I had frenzied
you had frenzied
he/she/it had frenzied
we had frenzied
you had frenzied
they had frenzied
Future
I will frenzy
you will frenzy
he/she/it will frenzy
we will frenzy
you will frenzy
they will frenzy
Future Perfect
I will have frenzied
you will have frenzied
he/she/it will have frenzied
we will have frenzied
you will have frenzied
they will have frenzied
Future Continuous
I will be frenzying
you will be frenzying
he/she/it will be frenzying
we will be frenzying
you will be frenzying
they will be frenzying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frenzying
you have been frenzying
he/she/it has been frenzying
we have been frenzying
you have been frenzying
they have been frenzying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frenzying
you will have been frenzying
he/she/it will have been frenzying
we will have been frenzying
you will have been frenzying
they will have been frenzying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frenzying
you had been frenzying
he/she/it had been frenzying
we had been frenzying
you had been frenzying
they had been frenzying
Conditional
I would frenzy
you would frenzy
he/she/it would frenzy
we would frenzy
you would frenzy
they would frenzy
Past Conditional
I would have frenzied
you would have frenzied
he/she/it would have frenzied
we would have frenzied
you would have frenzied
they would have frenzied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frenzy - state of violent mental agitationfrenzy - state of violent mental agitation  
nympholepsy - a frenzy of emotion; as for something unattainable
manic disorder, mania - a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
epidemic hysertia, mass hysteria - a condition in which a large group of people exhibit the same state of violent mental agitation

frenzy

noun
1. fit, burst, bout, outburst, spasm, convulsion, paroxysm The country was gripped by a frenzy of nationalism.
Translations
جُنون، ثَوَران، اهتِياج
třeštěnízuřivost
raserianfald
kiihkovimma
æîi, ofsi, uppnám
paklaikimas
neprātstrakums
aşırı heyecandelice coşkunluk

frenzy

[ˈfrenzɪ] Nfrenesí m, delirio m
in a frenzy of anxietyenloquecido por la preocupación
see also feeding B

frenzy

[ˈfrɛnzi] nfrénésie f
in a frenzy → très agité(e)
a frenzy of activity → une activité frénétique
a frenzy of excitement → le comble de l'excitation
to drive sb into a frenzy → mettre qn dans tous ses états
to be in a frenzy → être très agité(e)

frenzy

nRaserei f; in a frenzyin heller or wilder Aufregung; he worked himself up into a frenzyer steigerte sich in eine Raserei (hinein); he worked the audience up into a frenzyer brachte die Menge zur Raserei or zum Rasen; frenzy of activityhektische Betriebsamkeit; frenzy of excitementhelle or wilde Aufregung

frenzy

[ˈfrɛnzɪ] nfrenesia
he was in a frenzy of anxiety → era quasi impazzito dall'ansia

frenzy

(ˈfrenzi) plural ˈfrenzies noun
a state of great excitement, fear etc. She waited in a frenzy of anxiety.
ˈfrenzied adjective
ˈfrenziedly adverb

fren·zy

n. locura, frenesí, extravío, arrebato.