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Pronunciation : Fren"zy
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [OE. frenesie, fransey, F. frénésie, L. phrenesis, fr. Gr. Frantic, Phrenitis.]
Definition : Defn: Any violent agitation of the mind approaching to distraction; violent and temporary derangement of the mental faculties; madness; rage. All else is towering frenzy and distraction. Addison. The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling. Shak.

Syn. -- Insanity; lunacy; madness; derangment; alienation; aberration; delirium. See Insanity.

pl. Frenzies.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fren"zy
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Mad; frantic. [R.] They thought that some frenzy distemper had got into his head. Bunyan.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fren"zy
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To affect with frenzy; to drive to madness [R.] "Frenzying anguish." Southey.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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