- The definition of frenetic is frantic or in a frenzy.
An example of a frenetic person is someone running around trying to do 10 things at once.
Origin of freneticsee phrenetic
or phre·net·ic also fre·net·i·cal or phre·net·i·cal
Origin of freneticMiddle English frenetik, from Old French frenetique, from Latin phrenēticus, from Greek phrenītikos, from phrenītis, brain disease, from phrēn, mind; see gwhren- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more frenetic, superlative most frenetic)
- Fast, harried; having extreme enthusiasm or energy.
- After a week of working at a frenetic pace, she was ready for Saturday.
- One who is frenetic.