Manic Definition

mănĭk
adjective
Full of or characterized by frenetic activity or wild excitement.
A manic fiddler; the manic pace of modern life.
American Heritage
Having, characterized by, or like mania.
Webster's New World
Extremely or excessively excited, elated, etc.
Webster's New World
The definition of manic is someone or something that shows wild and unrestrained enthusiasm, to the point of being in a frenzied state.
A person jumping and dancing around with intense excitement is an example of someone who might be described as manic.
YourDictionary

(psychiatry) Suffering from mania; the state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
frenzied
Antonyms:
sane
Advertisement

Origin of Manic

  • Greek manikos mad from maniā madness mania

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

  • mania +"Ž -ic; Ancient Greek μανικός (manikos).

    From Wiktionary

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to manic using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

manic