frantic

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fran·tic

 (frăn′tĭk)
adj.
1. Highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied: frantic with worry.
2. Characterized by rapid and disordered or nervous activity: made a frantic last-minute search for the lost key.
3. Archaic Mentally deranged.

[Middle English frantik, from Old French frenetique, from Latin phrenēticus; see frenetic.]

fran′ti·cal·ly, fran′tic·ly adv.
fran′tic·ness n.

frantic

(ˈfræntɪk)
adj
1. distracted with fear, pain, joy, etc
2. marked by or showing frenzy: frantic efforts.
3. (Pathology) archaic insane
[C14: from Old French frenetique, from Latin phrenēticus mad, frenetic]
ˈfrantically, ˈfranticly adv
ˈfranticness n

fran•tic

(ˈfræn tɪk)

adj.
1. wild with emotion; frenzied.
2. marked by desperation; anxious.
3. Archaic. insane; mad.
[1325–75; Middle English frantik, frenetik < Old French frenetique < Latin phrenēticus delirious]
fran′ti•cal•ly, adv.
fran′tic•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frantic - 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"
2.frantic - marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotionfrantic - marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties"

frantic

adjective
2. hectic, desperate, frenzied, fraught (informal), frenetic A busy night in the restaurant is frantic in the kitchen.

frantic

adjective
Marked by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation:
Archaic: madding.
Translations
ثَائِرجُنوني، سَريع جِداًهائِج
šílenýzoufalýhorečnýrušný
sanseløsstressethektisk
suunniltaan oleva
van sebe
æstur, æsileguróîur, viti sínu fjær
半狂乱の
미칠 듯한
padūkęspaklaikęspaklaikusiai
bezprātīgsbriesmīgsizmisīgs
desperat
ซึ่งไม่สามารถควบคุมอารมณ์ได้
çılgınçılgın durumda
cuống cuồng

frantic

[ˈfræntɪk] ADJ [activity, pace] → frenético; (= desperate) [need, desire, person] → desesperado
she was frantic with worryestaba loca de inquietud
to drive sb franticsacar a algn de quicio

frantic

[ˈfræntɪk] adj
(= out of one's mind) → affolé(e)
to go frantic → être dans tous ses états
I was going frantic → J'étais dans tous mes états.
to be frantic with worry → être fou d'inquiétude
(= hectic) → frénétique
[efforts, activity] → frénétique
(= desperate) [need, desire] → effréné(e)

frantic

adj
(= distraught, desperate) person, phone call, searchverzweifelt; shout, yellerregt; need, desireheftig, übersteigert; I was franticich war außer mir; to become or get franticaußer sich (dat)geraten; (= worried)an den Rande der Verzweiflung geraten; to be frantic with worryvor Sorge außer sich (dat)sein; to drive somebody franticjdn zur Verzweiflung treiben
(= hectic) week, dayhektisch; frantic activity (generally) → hektisches Treiben, Hektik f; (particular instance) → fieberhafte Tätigkeit; frantic hastefieberhafte Eile

frantic

[ˈfræntɪk] adj (activity, pace) → frenetico/a; (desperate, desire) → pazzo/a, sfrenato/a; (need) → disperato/a; (000, search) → affannoso/a; (person) → fuori di sé
frantic with worry → fuori di sé dalla preoccupazione
frantic with joy → pazzo/a di gioia

frantic

(ˈfrӕntik) adjective
1. anxious or very worried. The frantic mother searched for her child.
2. wildly excited. the frantic pace of modern life.
ˈfrantically adverb

frantic

ثَائِر šílený sanseløs außer sich sein φρενιτώδης frenético suunniltaan oleva effréné van sebe frenetico 半狂乱の 미칠 듯한 paniekerig panisk szalony frenético неистовый desperat ซึ่งไม่สามารถควบคุมอารมณ์ได้ çılgın cuống cuồng 疯狂的

frantic

a. frenético-a.

frantic

adj frenético, agitado
References in classic literature ?
The very franticness of the instrument's wild clashing betokened something of the kind.
You can dine out for dinner or for lunch, so eating out at your favourite restaurant on Christmas Day doesn't have to change your seasonal traditions, it just means that everyone can have exactly what they want, without the stress and franticness that comes with cooking at home.
To disconnect from the franticness of trying to get things done, of the worries and the what ifs (which after all are only figments of our imagination).
After all the franticness in the kitchen (which is a taboo in Africa, our motherland), and fervency in the chapel, this "new" English husband is also expected to be frugal in bed
One fear that turned out to be unfounded is that players could look at the TV to see who has what controls, taking away some of the franticness.