Frenetic meaning

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Fast, harried; having extreme enthusiasm or energy.

After a week of working at a frenetic pace, she was ready for Saturday.

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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.

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Wildly excited or active; frantic; frenzied.
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Frantic; frenzied.
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One who is frenetic.
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Origin of frenetic

  • Middle English frenetik from Old French frenetique from Latin phrenēticus from Greek phrenītikos from phrenītis brain disease from phrēn mind gwhren- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French frenetike, from Latin phreneticus, from Ancient Greek φρενητικός (phrenētikos, “delirious”), from φρενῖτις (phrenitis, “delirium”), from φρήν (phrēn, “mind”). Compare frantic.

    From Wiktionary