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frantic

fran·tic

frantic

 
 
pronunciation:
fraen tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: frenzied; desperate.
They were frantic with fear when they realized their child was missing.
synonyms:
desperate, frenzied, wild
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
distraught, overwrought, panic-stricken, upset
definition 2: marked by hurried or agitated movement or nervous activity.
I was in a frantic rush to get everything ready in time.
synonyms:
hectic, pell-mell, wild
antonyms:
calm, easy
similar words:
agitated, desperate, excited, furious, mad, nervous
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derivations: frantically (franticly) (adv.), franticness (n.)
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