Associations to the word «Frantic»


FRANTIC, adjective. (now rare) Insane, mentally unstable.
FRANTIC, adjective. In a state of panic, worry, frenzy or rush.
FRANTIC, adjective. Extremely energetic

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats