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
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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