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frenzy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈfren.zi/
C2 (an example of) uncontrolled and excited behaviour or emotion that is sometimes violent: In a frenzy of rage she hit him. the media frenzy over the royal wedding The audience worked/whipped themselves up into a frenzy as they waited for her to come on stage. There was a frenzy of activity on the financial markets yesterday. In a moment of jealous frenzy, she cut the sleeves off all his shirts.
Translations of “frenzy”
in Vietnamese sự điên cuồng…
in Spanish frenesí…
in Thai ความบ้าคลั่ง…
in Malaysian kegila-gilaan…
in French frénésie…
in German die Heftigkeit von Emotionen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瘋狂,狂熱,狂暴…
in Indonesian kekalutan…
in Russian неистовство, бешенство…
in Turkish çılgınlık, delilik, taşkınlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疯狂,狂热,狂暴…
in Polish szał…
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