Definición de frantic en inglés:

frantic

Saltos de línea: fran|tic
Pronunciación: /ˈfrantɪk
 
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adjetivo

1Distraught with fear, anxiety, or other emotion: she was frantic with worry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many customers eagerly signed up because their pets had been made frantic with fear by the noise of fireworks.
  • This time, however, he failed to return and his mother is frantic with worry about his safety.
  • I have been speaking to his dad and he and his wife are just frantic with worry, they can't sleep or eat.
Sinónimos
panic-stricken, panic-struck, panicky, beside oneself, at one's wits' end, berserk, distraught, overwrought, worked up, agitated, distressed; frenzied, wild, frenetic, fraught, fevered, feverish, hysterical, mad, crazed, out of control, uncontrolled, unhinged, out of one's mind, maniacal, demented, desperate
informal in a state, in a tizzy/tizz, wound up, het up, in a flap, in a cold sweat, tearing one's hair out
British informal having kittens, in a flat spin, swivel-eyed
1.1Conducted in a hurried, excited, and disorganized way: frantic attempts to resuscitate the girl
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the latter stages they attempted a frantic counter-attack but the ball play was feeble.
  • She was quickly discovered after a frantic search, bleeding and shocked.
  • The men noticed the boy was missing and after a frantic search they discovered his body in the river.

Origen

late Middle English frentik, 'insane, violently mad', from Old French frenetique (see frenetic).

Derivativos

frantically

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Others saw police and paramedics working frantically on the man to try to revive him, but he died at the scene.
  • GPs are frantically trying to borrow stocks from other doctors so they can continue to offer the vaccine.
  • Staff frantically tried to bail water out with buckets flowing the downpour yesterday afternoon.

franticness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Through the rain hammering on all the men she could hardly see faces, but there was a feeling of franticness and fear.
  • There is, with such activities, a sort of build-in franticness and distraction, even a low-level near-panic.
  • This franticness makes them appear really desperate and sometimes ruins the connection.

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