Definition of Phrenetic

1. Adjective. Excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion. "A frenzied look in his eye"

Exact synonyms: Frantic, Frenetic, Frenzied
Similar to: Agitated



Definition of Phrenetic

1. a. Relating to phrenitis; suffering from frenzy; delirious; mad; frantic; frenetic.

2. n. One who is phrenetic.

Definition of Phrenetic

1. Adjective. (dated form of frenetic) ¹

2. Noun. (dated form of frenetic) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phrenetic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Phrenetic

1. 1. Frenzied; maniacal. 2. An individual exhibiting such behaviour. Origin: G. Phrenitikos, frenzied (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phrenetic

phreakers
phreaking
phreakings
phreaks
phreatic
phreatomagmatic
phreatophyte
phreatophytes
phreatophytic
phren
phren-
phrenalgia
phrenectomy
phrenemphraxis
phrenesis
phrenetic (current term)
phrenetick
phrenetics
phreni-
phrenic
phrenic ampulla
phrenic ganglia
phrenic nerve
phrenic nucleus
phrenic pleura
phrenic plexus
phrenic pressure test
phrenic vein
phrenic veins
phrenicectomy

Literary usage of Phrenetic

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1. A Dictionary of Synonymical Terms of the English Language by James Rawson (1850)
"Violent, raging, mad, phrenetic, frantic, boisterous, impetuous. To FURNISH.—Provide, supply, procure, store, equip. FURNITURE.—Goods, vessels, utensils ..."

2. The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth by William Roscoe (1805)
"... phrenetic, exclaiming, Out of Italy, French! Out, Alfonso of Este! but Muratori conjectures ... phrenetic ..."

3. A German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"... m. frog-spawn Froschlaich-artig, a. resembling a. phrenetic, frenzied ,/. to devour, to eat ; to ; to spread, to fester, to i. corrosive, ..."

4. Dictionary of English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and by Arnold James Cooley (1861)
"45. The petiole of a leafless plant wh. assumes the appear, and performs the fune, of a leaf, (bot.) [LJ phrenetic, fre-nef-Ik, fren'-it-Ik—Jo.,K.,Sh., a. ..."

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