[fren-zee] /ˈfrɛn zi/
noun, plural frenzies.
extreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement.
a fit or spell of violent mental excitement; a paroxysm characteristic of or resulting from a mania:
He is subject to these frenzies several times a year.
verb (used with object), frenzied, frenzying.
to drive to frenzy; make frantic:
She was frenzied by fear when she smelled the smoke.
noun (pl) -zies
violent mental derangement
wild excitement or agitation; distraction
a bout of wild or agitated activity: a frenzy of preparations
verb -zies, -zying, -zied
(transitive) to make frantic; drive into a frenzy
mid-14c., “delirium, insanity,” from Old French frenesie, from Medieval Latin phrenesia, from phrenesis, back-formation from Latin phreneticus “delirious” (see frenetic). Meaning “excited state of mind” is from c.1400.
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