What is the meaning of frantic?


  • Excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion.
    • usage: "frantic with anger and frustration"; "frenetic screams followed the accident"; "a frenzied look in his eye"
  • Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion.
    • usage: "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
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