phrenetic


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phre·net·ic

 (frə-nĕt′ĭk) or phre·net·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Variants of frenetic.

phrenetic

(frɪˈnɛtɪk)
adj
an obsolete spelling of frenetic
phreˈnetically adv
phreˈneticness n

fre•net•ic

(frəˈnɛt ɪk)

also fre•net′i•cal,



adj.
frantic; frenzied.
[1350–1400; Middle English; see frantic]
fre•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phrenetic - excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion; "frantic with anger and frustration"; "frenetic screams followed the accident"; "a frenzied look in his eye"
agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
Translations

phrenetic

[frɪˈnetɪk] ADJfrenético

phre·net·ic

a. frenético-a, maníaco-a.
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For while there is a marked affinity between the phronetic and hermeneutic approaches in valorising questioning, especially when contrasted with the Habermasian emphasis on the validation of preformed validity claims, it is nonetheless the case that compared to the hermeneutic, the phrenetic preoccupation with just four value-rational questions constitutes too narrow an investigative focus to be truly conducive to advancing the dialogical ideal along the lines envisaged by Flyvbjerg.
The poem describes a concert billed by "Subotnik" where the maestro was phrenetic and the listener turned off by the music.
It would have swung Munster's way if O'Gara had added to his two earlier successful drop kicks in that phrenetic finale.