Definition of frenetic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//frəˈnetɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//frəˈnetɪk//
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involving a lot of energy and activity in a way that is not organized a scene of frenetic activity to live at a frenetic pace Liverpool scored two goals in a frenetic final ten minutes. She rushed from city to city at a frenetic pace. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘insane’): from Old French frenetique, via Latin from Greek phrenitikos, from phrenitis ‘delirium’, from phrēn ‘mind’. Compare with frantic.
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