The definition of frantic is being overcome or wild with emotion or need for action or something done with desperation or in a hurried manner.(adjective)
See frantic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME frantik, frenetik: see phrenetic
See frantic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English frantik
Origin: , from Old French frenetique
Origin: , from Latin phrenēticus; see frenetic.
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