frenetic

2 entries found.

Main Entry: fre·net·ic
Pronunciation: \fri-ˈne-tik\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English frenetik insane, from Anglo-French, from Latin phreneticus, modification of Greek phrenitikos, from phrenitis inflammation of the brain, from phren-, phrēn diaphragm, mind
Date: 14th century
fre·net·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
fre·net·i·cism \-ˈne-tə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun