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frenzied Line breaks: fren|zied
Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛnzid/

Definition of frenzied in English:


Wildly excited or uncontrolled: a frenzied attack
More example sentences
  • We took our seats and tried to make sense of the frenzied activity and furious number calling all around us.
  • Thus they began to reap the rewards of a year of desperate, frenzied activity.
  • As they questioned the Algerian fugitive, another man who was in the flat launched a frenzied attack with a kitchen knife.
frantic, wild, frenetic, hectic, fraught, feverish, fevered, mad, crazed, manic, hyperactive, energetic, intense, furious, fast and furious, turbulent, tumultuous, confused, confusing;
panic-stricken, panic-struck, panicky, hysterical, desperate
British informal swivel-eyed


Example sentences
  • Already provoked with sharp pins on which ribbons flutter gaily, the bull rushes frenziedly out and stands in the middle of the arena, looking confused by the roar of applause.
  • But Argento puts all that juvenile hurt and defensive self-love across in a manner as frenziedly decadent as her dad's.
  • The complete manuscript, even after it had been frenziedly edited, still came to about 300,000 words.
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