Definition of 'frantic'
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The result was funny, frantic and at times touching. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pace became increasingly frantic with little or no respite for the visitors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The company has been caught out by its frantic attempt to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We live in a society of frantic activity. Christianity Today (2000)Some of these contradictions could be explained by his frantic search for political support. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Noise can hammer away at your nerves until you become quite frantic. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The government had been making increasingly frantic efforts to stop military leaders talking to journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Price was renowned for her frantic rounds of activity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She pulled him out after a frantic search. The Sun (2007)Frantic attempts to contact him on his mobile have failed and no ransom demand has been made. The Sun (2011)It was difficult to keep up with the frantic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It set the stage for an afternoon of almost frantic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Frantic efforts were made by both camps across the day to persuade voters leaning their way to vote. The Sun (2016)They were using the drug to boost their frantic efforts to clear earth and rock using just hand tools. The Sun (2012) Now the frantic, paranoid thoughts were gone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were frantic with worry. The Sun (2008) Now your frantic work week is coming to an end, it would be wise to slow down and take a rest. The Sun (2015)I found them - but it was a bit frantic at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was frantic but now I can relax. The Sun (2013)Her mother and I are absolutely frantic with worry. The Sun (2011)He's quite frantic enough, thank you very much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For those of us with frantic, busy lives there's something romantic and relaxing about the thought of running a launderette. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'frantic'
British English: frantic /ˈfræntɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is frantic, they are behaving in a desperate, wild, and disorganized way, because they are frightened, worried, or in a hurry.
A bird had been locked in and was quite frantic.
- American English: frantic
- Arabic: ثَائِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: frenético
- Chinese: 疯狂的
- Croatian: van sebe
- Czech: šílený
- Danish: sanseløs
- Dutch: paniekerig
- European Spanish: frenético
- Finnish: suunniltaan oleva
- French: effréné
- German: außer sich sein
- Greek: φρενιτώδης
- Italian: frenetico
- Japanese: 半狂乱の
- Korean: 미칠 듯한
- Norwegian: panisk
- Polish: szalony
- European Portuguese: frenético
- Romanian: frenetic
- Russian: неистовый
- Spanish: frenético
- Swedish: desperat
- Thai: ซึ่งไม่สามารถควบคุมอารมณ์ได้
- Turkish: çılgın
- Ukrainian: несамовитий
- Vietnamese: cuống cuồng
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