Definition of Frenzied

1. Adjective. Affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason. "Outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity"

Exact synonyms: Manic
Similar to: Wild
Derivative terms: Mania, Mania

2. Adjective. Excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion. "A frenzied look in his eye"
Exact synonyms: Frantic, Frenetic, Phrenetic
Similar to: Agitated

Definition of Frenzied

1. p. p. & a. Affected with frenzy; frantic; maddened.

Definition of Frenzied

1. Adjective. In a state of hurry, panic or wild activity. ¹

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Definition of Frenzied

1. frenzy [v] - See also: frenzy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Frenzied

frenulum of superior medullary velum
frenulum of the lip
frenulum of tongue
frenulum valvae ileocaecalis
frenulum veli medullaris superioris
frenzied (current term)
frequency-response characteristic
frequency-response curve

Literary usage of Frenzied

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1907)
"He described the pandemonium reigning on the floor of the Exchange, the groups of frenzied, yelling brokers, the haggard faces of men to whom the next ..."

2. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire (1881)
"frenzied Appeal to the Tories.—Ferguson's Breakfast Stolen by Saucy Whigs. — His Flight to Tate's Ferry.—Dispatch to Lord Cornwallis. ..."

3. Looters of the Public Domain by Stephen A. Douglas Puter, Horace Stevens (1907)
"HH Yard, the "frenzied" mineral locator, who blazed the way for the coming of the Western Pacific Railroad by filing on 265000 acres of valuable timber ..."

4. Ruskin: A Study in Personality by Arthur Christopher Benson (1911)
"... frenzied writings of his tortured mind H in lined the public. They did not see that he was being crucified. They thought his agonised words the ..."

5. Progressive Men, Women, and Movements of the Past Twenty-five Years by Benjamin Orange Flower (1914)
"... Politico-Social Stories— "McClure's" Campaign of Exposure—Thomas W. Lawson's "frenzied Finance"—William Salisbury and His Two Notable Works—Henry George ..."

6. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"... the Difficulty in Abandoning it When Nobody Wanted it—The October Elections Paralyze the Democrats—The Democrats frenzied by the Election of Lincoln. ..."

7. 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, ..."

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