frantic - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˈfræntɪk/
  1. done in a very urgent way

    frantic attempts to rescue people from the fire

    1. a.
      so worried or upset that you are not able to control your feelings

      By this time she’d been gone an hour and we were nearly frantic.

      Her parents are absolutely frantic with worry.

derived word

frantically

 

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/ˈfræntɪkli/
adverb

Everyone was frantically packing up their stuff.