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Definition of "frenetic" []

  • Wildly excited or active; frantic; frenzied. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frenetic" in a sentence
  • "A simple yet fun idea, but also a practical way to determine a low frequency in frenetic key searches around the house in key moments like being late for work or for an important meeting."
  • "Currently, there are many retired generals appearing in frenetic fashion on television … Apart from the ethical questions involved in promoting a book or showcasing a media appearance during a time of war by offering an “inside” view unknown to others of the supposedly culpable administration of the military, what is striking is the empty nature of these controversies rehashed ad nauseam."
  • ""Companies have moved beyond the short-term frenetic activity that we saw at the beginning of the year," said Andrew Goldstein, North American co-leader of executive compensation consulting at Watson Wyatt."