noun see frantic

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  • franticness — frantic ► ADJECTIVE 1) distraught with fear, anxiety, etc. 2) done in a hurried and chaotic way. DERIVATIVES frantically adverb franticness noun. ORIGIN Old French frenetique violently mad , from Greek phrenitis (see FRENETIC(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Franticness — Frantic Fran tic, a. [OE. frentik, frenetik, F. frentique, L. phreneticus, from Gr. ?. See {Frenzy}, and cf. {Frenetic}, {Phrenetic}.] Mad; raving; furious; violent; wild and disorderly; distracted. [1913 Webster] Die, frantic wretch, for this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • franticness — See frantically. * * * …   Universalium

  • franticness — noun The state or quality of being frantic …   Wiktionary

  • franticness — fran·tic·ness …   English syllables

  • franticness — noun see frantic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distraction — Dis*trac tion, n. [L. distractio: cf. F. distraction.] 1. The act of distracting; a drawing apart; separation. [1913 Webster] To create distractions among us. Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 2. That which diverts attention; a diversion. Domestic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Madness — Mad ness, n. [From {Mad}, a.] 1. The condition of being mad; insanity; lunacy. [1913 Webster] 2. Frenzy; ungovernable rage. [1913 Webster] 3. Extreme folly. [1913 Webster] Syn: Insanity; distraction; derangement; craziness; lunacy; mania; frenzy; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frantic — adjective Etymology: Middle English frenetik, frantik more at frenetic Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic mentally deranged b. emotionally out of control < frantic with anger and frustration > 2. marked by fast and nervous, disordered, or anxiety… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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